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Old 09-24-2006, 11:16 AM   #1
scm86
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KDE Autostart, how to automatically send to all desktops?


Hey all, I have got gkrellm setup up through the KDE Autostart stuff to open automatically, and it works fine. What I would really like to have it do is start up on all desktops, without needing to get it to show up on the taskbar, tell it to send to all desktops and remove it from the taskbar.

Is this possible?

My start script for it is just:
Code:
#!/bin/bash
/usr/bin/gkrellm -g +1680+1050
Would I need a .desktop file for it as well?

Thanks,

Scott McNeely
 
Old 09-25-2006, 08:19 AM   #2
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I don't know what gkrellm has in the way of built-in settings, but KDE has a section for window-specific settings in the control center (under the desktop section). Create an entry there, have it detect the gkrellm "window", and you can then set it to ignore the taskbar and appear on all desktops.

I'm not 100% sure it will work, but I'm pretty confident it will.
 
Old 09-25-2006, 08:43 AM   #3
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Try this. Open gkrellm and right click on the title bar and go to "Desktop" and select "All Desktops". The application will appear on all desktops. Next, right click on the title bar again and go to Advanced>Special Windows Settings. Click on the "Geometry" tab, tick the "Desktop" box and in the drop down menu that becomes available change the selection from "Dop Not Affect" to "Remember". Then select the "Preferences" tab, tick the "Skip taskbar" box and in the menu that becomes available select "Force".
 
  


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