alepic at geckoblu.net
Mon Jun 10 12:20:47 CEST 2013
yes you need a way to remove windows decoration from maximized windows like
So you should use Maximus or a patch for xfwm4 described here on a
Regarding window controls I'm used to use keyboard shortcuts like Alt-F4 so
I normally don't use them also on normal windows. That is the reason I
don't implemented them yet but I could work to integrate them.
Regarding Maximus I'm using it at the moment without problems with just to
First I use it only to remove decorations for maximized windows not to
So I configure it:
gconftool-2 --type boolean --set /apps/maximus/no_maximize true
Second a small patch for remove decoration from windows which already start
I copy the patch here if someone is interested.
--- maximus-0.4.14.orig/src/maximus-app.c 2013-05-03 16:02:28.628724000
+++ maximus-0.4.14/src/maximus-app.c 2013-05-03 16:07:26.916314095 +0200
@@ -307,8 +307,9 @@
/* Make sure the window supports maximising */
actions = wnck_window_get_actions (window);
- if (actions & WNCK_WINDOW_ACTION_RESIZE
- && actions & WNCK_WINDOW_ACTION_MAXIMIZE_HORIZONTALLY
+ //if (actions & WNCK_WINDOW_ACTION_RESIZE
+ // && actions & WNCK_WINDOW_ACTION_MAXIMIZE_HORIZONTALLY
+ if (actions & WNCK_WINDOW_ACTION_MAXIMIZE_HORIZONTALLY
&& actions & WNCK_WINDOW_ACTION_MAXIMIZE_VERTICALLY
&& actions & WNCK_WINDOW_ACTION_MAXIMIZE)
; /* Is good to maximise */
On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Marco Milone <marco.sting at gmail.com>wrote:
> Actually I tried it out, but I am a little confused. Do we still need
> If so, windows controls are mandatory for a good user experience
> imho...And how maximus works with xfwm? Last time I checked it was a
> Thanks for your work!
> 2013/6/10 alepic <alepic at geckoblu.net>:
> > No feedback ... mmmmm ...
> > Could I publish it under
> > http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/panel-plugins/xfce4-windowck-plugin ?
> > What shall I do ?
> > Cheers
> > Alessio
> > On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 2:27 PM, alepic <alepic at geckoblu.net> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> I'm releasing my first version of xfce4-windowck-plugin.
> >> xfce4-windowck-plugin is a (partial) porting of GNOME Window Applets to
> >> XFCE.
> >> It's main features are:
> >> - Show the title of the maximized window on the panel.
> >> - Clicking on it focus the maximized windows.
> >> at the moment it doesn't show window icon nor windows control.
> >> This because I ported only the features I use but if someone else plans
> >> use it let me know which feature you are missing and I'll do my best to
> >> implement them (but be patient I'm very slow ;-) ).
> >> You can get the sources here:
> >> https://github.com/geckoblu/xfce4-windowck-plugin.git
> >> or Ubuntu users can install it using my public repository:
> >> https://launchpad.net/~geckoblu/+archive/public
> >> Regards
> >> Alessio
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