Re: Getting applications to load in particular workspaces [Was: Re: window list skip/hide
- From: mike <mike redtux demon co uk>
- To: gnome-users <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Getting applications to load in particular workspaces [Was: Re: window list skip/hide
- Date: Fri Dec 5 06:24:01 2003
On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 10:31, Larry W. Virden wrote:
> The best I can find related to getting windows to load in a workspace is
> devilspie's DevilsPieActionSetWorkspace action. This forces applications
> to end up in particular workspaces.
> I guess I am astounded/shocked/bewildered that metacity (at least the
> version in Sun's GNOME 2.0 distribution) provides workspaces but no way
> to get applications to start up in particular workspaces... is this a
> bug, or a situation where no one has had time to provide that
> functionality, or just something that no one else needs?
I think devilspie allows you to set this, but a bit inflexible, As far
as I can see there is no facility to say "current"
> Anyways, I have not seen any tools to get applications to follow you
> as you move to another workspace. You can pin the application so it
> is available on all workspaces...
Unfortunately at least on linux gnome, this is what it does by default
and seems unchamgable.
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