Re: Theme patriation

Ysgrifennodd Allin Cottrell:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > Did you try cairo-clock ?
> >
> Disclaimer: I'm an old fart and a grouch.  But I really, really 
> don't want to have to run compiz just to get an analog clock! I 
> want my CPU cycles to be available for computations I'm interested 
> in.

Who mentioned compiz?  This was about reasons not to run metacity.

> > You should use Devil's Pie for that:
> >
> Looks interesting, though if devil's pie is third party, it looks 
> as if you need a fourth party app to provide a GUI for devil's 
> pie.  Sawfish does all this, with GUI, in one WM.

There is in fact such a program, gdevilspie.  The reason Metacity does 
not do what devilspie does is: 1) modularity, since it can be done in a 
separate process; and 2) there really is no good way to do it in general 
(see the rest of this thread, passim).


Thomas Thurman, tthurman at gnome,
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