[IAEP] Running regular X11 apps

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 18:00:42 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 8:39 PM, Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org> wrote:
>> 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...
> Also note that Metacity is reputed to be a decent code base to work in;
> a simple modification isn't unreasonable....
>                   - Jim

Metacity seems to have pretty legible code - my hack to make it show
all windows in maximized + undecorated mode took only around a few
lines of code changes


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Sayamindu Dasgupta

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