Trying to find startup script that loads appliecations in the gnome-sessons app ?!?
billlinux at rogers.com
Thu Jul 8 22:56:27 UTC 2010
On Thu, 2010-07-08 at 15:37 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Jul 2010 17:32:25 -0400
> William Case <billlinux at rogers.com> wrote:
> > > Or can you elaborate on what you are trying to do further?
> > I am using compiz to place and position certain applications'windows.
> > Firefox and xchat-gnome start before compiz, and so aren't placed or
> > positioned properly at startup.
> > All other decorating takes place as soon as compiz is loaded; other
> > programs are placed and positioned properly but are initiated later in
> > the start process. Firefox and xchat-gnome are placed and positioned
> > properly if closed and reopened.
> > I received the above suggested line from members of my local Lug after
> > about an hour conferring on xchat-gnome.
> How about taking a look at devilspie?
> % yum info devilspie
> Name : devilspie
> Arch : x86_64
> Version : 0.22
> Release : 5.fc13
> Size : 106 k
> Repo : installed
> From repo : fedora
> Summary : A window-matching utility
> URL : http://www.burtonini.com/blog/computers/devilspie
> License : GPLv2+
> Description: A window-matching utility, inspired by Sawfish's "Matched Windows" option and
> : the lack such functionality in Metacity. Devil's Pie can be configured to
> : detect windows as they are created, and match the window to a set of rules.
> : If the window matches the rules, it can perform a series of actions on that
> : window.
> You may be able to get it to move or setup the windows the way you want?
Used devilspie in the past. Prefer most other things that compiz has.
Fedora 13, Gnome 2.30.2
Evo.2.20.2, Emacs 23.2.1
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