[IAEP] Running regular X11 apps

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 17:57:04 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 2:03 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti
<mpgritti at gmail.com> 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.
> Though stuff like gimp or the gnome calculator (try to maximize it on
> your desktop) will break.

GNOME Calculator did not break in sugar when I ran it in maximized +
undecorated mode. Gimp did though.

Sayamindu Dasgupta

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