Curious behaviour with multiple desktops in F9 KDE

Mike Williams dmikewilliams at
Tue Jun 10 22:36:11 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at> wrote:
> Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
>>>> Is there incidentally, a way of ensuring that
>>>> an application will always open in a particular desktop?>>>

>> wmctrl.x86_64           1.07-3.fc9             installed
> But how do you use it?
> I yum-installed it, and tried
> ----------------------------------
tim at elizabeth ~]$ wmctrl -r 7 ssh alfred
[tim at elizabeth ~]$ sudo wmctrl -r 7 ssh alfred

wmctrl will switch the active workspace for you, but will not exec programs:
here is an example of how to start an ssh session on workspace 2
this uses gnome, so you will have to modify for kde

wmctrl -s 2
gnome-terminal --geometry 120x25+0-28 --title=ssh_win  --command='ssh alfred'&


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