Startup Notification

Danny danny.milo at
Tue Jun 17 19:34:24 CEST 2003


Am Die, 2003-06-17 um 19.26 schrieb James Earl:
> On Tue, 2003-06-17 at 16:58, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> > On 2003.06.17 18:46, James Earl wrote:
> > > What is the status on startup notification support? Is it supposed to
> > > work?
> > 
> > It works fine. Just install startup-notification and recompile the 
> > panel and the window manager (you may need to check if configure was 
> > able to recognize startup-notification library on your system).
> Thanks, does startup-notification work with any application?  I think I
> may be having a problem with it.  configure detects the
> startup-notification-1.0 libraries just fine.  I check "Use startup
> notification" on the Change item dialog.  When I click on the
> application, it loads up normally, but in addition the hour glass mouse
> icon stays on for about 30 seconds or so, and the application doesn't
> show up in the taskbar until it has loaded.

No, only quite new apps support startup notification. 
Gtk2 programs do ("ldd /the/program |grep gtk" and you'll get the
version, hopefully)...

Gtk1 doesnt, Qt < 3 doesn't, and Motif doesnt... terminal also doesnt
and Xaw native apps neither... hmm...

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