xfce4-session troubles with conf ?
isteve at rulez.cz
Sat Jan 10 21:34:22 CET 2004
Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> iSteve wrote:
>> Umm, I've noticed some very odd thing with the xfce4-session ...
>> ... when I have some xterms, xchat, xmms, licq and firebird ...
>> - it won't run firebird (I suppose coz the binary listed in process
>> list isn't the one that is in fact executed by user)
> Mozilla isn't session management aware (neither X11R6 nor X11R5 sm
> support). From what I know Firebird follows that tradition.
It is in session list (both firebird and thunderbird)
>> - It will place xmms on the actual desktop, not the one where it was
>> before (probably coz it doesn't have window decorations ? but I can
>> move the xmms thru graphical pager)
> Thats a bug in xmms.
OK, thanks :)
>> - Won't run licq (imho same reason as firebird)
> Don't know about licq. Does it appear in the "session control" list?
Yes, it does, as licq.real
>> - And most important, sometimes it 'forgets' to run some xterm, while
>> the xterm itself is in the xml conf ... However, when xfce4-session
>> stops running all the programs, when I run xterm, it moves to the
>> exact position as it should be (and as it was in the conf), not on
>> actualdesktop/topleft ...
> (What xml conf?) I guess you are running Linux? Somebody reported
> similar weird behaviour with xterm from XFree86 4.3 on Linux. Is that
> your current configuration?
Yes, I am, altho I went back on 4.2.1 because I had glitches in enemy
territory as well, that seems to be caused by the xf86-4.3 :)
>> I suppose either somehow make it not 'forget';) or clear up the xml
>> conf after it is done running the applications ?
> This should be caused by the window manager remembering the applications
> window state on logout and restoring it on login.
If I recall correctly, it happened even after reboot, but I'm not sure.
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