Re: Why do XTerms behave so badly in the Gnome Shell?

On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 3:49 PM, Michael Welsh Duggan <md5i md5i com> wrote:
> Michael Welsh Duggan <md5i md5i com> writes:
>> "Jasper St. Pierre" <jstpierre mecheye net>
>> writes:
>>> This means the app tracking isn't working. Try something like this in
>>> the looking glass and tell me what it says (make sure that all your
>>> xterm windows have "xterm" somewhere in the title!):
>>> Shell.WindowTracker.get_default().get_window_app([x for each(x in
>>> global.get_window_actors()) if
>>> (x.meta_window.get_title().indexOf("xterm") >
>>> 0)][0].meta_window).get_id()
>> Well, this particular invocation ends up resulting in an error, but
>> that's because indexOf("xterm") is equal to 0 for all the windows in
>> question.  If I change this to >= 0, the return value is window:3.

That means it's window-backed. How are you starting XTerm?

> Just a slightly unrelated sub-note: is it possible to copy looking glass
> output to the clipboard, insert into the clipboard from looking glass,
> or in some other manner export information from looking glass to
> external applications (such as my mail/news sending program)?


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> Michael Welsh Duggan
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