[IAEP] Running regular X11 apps

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 10:40:27 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 10:38 AM,  <david at lang.hm> wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2008, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 2:28 AM, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> From what I gathered from my experiments, I think it makes sense for
>>> us to go with Metacity + maximus. That would require no code changes
>>> in metacity and minor changes in sugar. If we want to support activity
>>> icons though, we would probably require some more code changes in
>>> sugar.
>> Something that I wonder about the maximus approach... If you maximize
>> the window when it's already mapped, won't you get a visible redraw?
>> The advantage of the maximus approach to me is that you get
>> applications like firefox to run fullscreen without code changes.
> for firefox, wouldn't running it in kiosk mode on it's own desktop work
> without code changes and without having to do the backdoor trickery that has
> been done up till now?

I'm not familiar with firefox kiosk mode, but I suppose it would.
Though there are many other applications which would make more sense
to run fullscreen with no decoration, and which doesn't have a kiosk


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