[blfs-support] All workspaces, on top and no decorations: XEyes and Conky

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Sat Nov 24 07:20:40 PST 2012


--- Em sáb, 24/11/12, Fernando de Oliveira escreveu:

> De: Fernando de Oliveira
> Assunto: [blfs-support] All workspaces, on top and no decorations: XEyes and Conky
> Para: "BLFS Support List"
> Data: Sábado, 24 de Novembro de 2012, 11:45
> I would like to know if possible and
> how to do it.
> 
> Conky: all workspaces
> XEyes: all workspaces, on top, no decorations
> 
> I have been trying for some time, the solutions that I found
> require
> extra software.
> 
> On Out 29 2012 I installed wmctrl-1.07
> 
> I have also tried Devil's Pie in Lubuntu.
> 
> At the moment, I can create n instances of xeyes (n=0,1,2,3;
> could do
> with conky):
> 
>     for i in 0; do
>         wmctrl -s ${i} &&
>         xeyes  -geometry +1575+1
> & sleep 1 &&
>         wmctrl -v -r "xeyes" -b
> add,above,sticky
>     done
> 
> [6] 31430
> envir_utf8: 1
> Invalid type of _NET_WM_NAME property.
> Invalid type of WM_NAME property.
> Invalid type of _NET_WM_NAME property.
> Using window: 0x0180000a
> State 2: _NET_WM_STATE_STICKY
> State 1: _NET_WM_STATE_ABOVE
> 
> However, if "sticky" worked (-t -1 in wmctrl) this for loop
> and waste of
> time would not be necessary.
> 
>     wmctrl -r xeyes -b add,sticky,above
> 
> does as promissed to "above", but not "sticky".
> 
> A comment in wmctrl man page: "Some examples of EWMH/NetWM
> compatible
> window managers include recent versions of Enlightenment,
> Icewm, Kwin,
> Sawfish and Xfce"
> 
> I am using LXDE/OpenBox.
> 
> $ wmctrl -m
> Name: Openbox
> Class: 
> PID: N/A
> Window manager's "showing the desktop" mode: OFF
> 
> Today, I found a patch for wmctrl that introduces a -B
> switch which
> removes decorations [1], but did it just for the xeyes
> window in desktop
> 3 (fourth) and moved it out of position, when added to the
> commands
> above.
> 
> Please, I would thank very much for any help.
> 

Forgot to give the reference [1]:

[1] http://xrunhprof.wordpress.com/2009/04/13/removing-decorations-in-metacity/

[]s,
Fernando



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