Running regular X11 apps

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at
Fri Jun 27 05:25:21 EDT 2008

Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 11:12 AM,  <david at> wrote:
>> this wouldn't require changing any code on any apps, just selecting the
>> right window manager for that desktop (if the app never opens secondary
>> windows it doesn't need any decorations, if it does, it may need some or all
>> of the traditional decorations)
> There are ways we can implement different behavior for different
> windows (for example the maximus approach could be extended to do so).
> The problem is, how do we know which windows should be displayed
> fullscreen (say the firefox or the gedit one) and which not (the
> gimp)? afaik there is no window hint which could help us there...

Well, perhaps with the advent of UMPC and other medium-sized screen 
devices would make sense to have it? If we are quick, we could get that 
done in most software for F10 or F11?



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