Integrated Xfwm into Gtk.

Ernesto Acosta elavdeveloper at
Tue Dec 27 23:21:22 CET 2011

Greetings to all. First of all I must say that I am not a programmer and you may be asking what is stupid, but worth a try.

One of the limitations I see in current window managers (metacity, xfwm, kwin etc. ..) is that they are very limited. An example is the Firefox menu, which is integrated into the window manager other systems such as Windows and Mac OS.

My question is: Could not do something similar with Xfwm? Maybe if Xfwm had the ability to draw the buttons Close, Minimize and Maximize the application window, you might get something like the Mac OS.

If we try to drag a window from any area other than the edge of it, we can see that it is useless. Could not Xfwm make this possible?

See the example:

Again, I am not a programmer and do not know how difficult it might have achieved something like this.

  Saludos: Ernesto Acosta

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