Re: Theme patriation

Hi Allin,

On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 20:34 -0400, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> 1) I like to run an analog clock on my desktop.  Gnome doesn't 
> provide one, but xclock works fine.  But xclock looks stupid with 
> window decorations, you want it to blend with the background.  
> Using sawfish, it's trivial to specify (via the GUI) that xclock 
> should be displayed without decorations; I haven't found a way to 
> do that in metacity.

Did you try cairo-clock ?

> 2) If desktop software supports multiple virtual desktops -- and 
> of course it should -- it seems rudimentary that you should be 
> able to specify that a given app always starts on desktop N.  
> E.g., I do web-browsing on desktop 3, so under sawfish I specify 
> (via the GUI) that firefox starts on desktop 3.  Again, I haven't 
> found a way to do this under metacity. 

You should use Devil's Pie for that:


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