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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.
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Dealing with gxmessage windows on wmctrl

Posted 01-12-2020 at 05:25 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

If you ever see yourself wanting to manipulate gxmessage dialogs/windows with wmctrl for some reason, you may notice the name of the window set by gxmessage itself is kind of ignored, depending on the parameters you'd use on wmctrl. It will instead still behave as if the window title was "Gxmessage," or yet "gxmessage.Gxmessage," depending on wmctrl parameters. Which is troublesome if you have more than one.

I thought it would be needed to grep the title from a...
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Bash xdotool+wmctrl "daemon" that maximizes "almost maximized" windows

Posted 10-01-2016 at 08:16 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 12-16-2016 at 05:04 AM by the dsc
Tags openbox, wmctrl

I find annoying that, for whatever reason, it seems that some windows get "almost maximized" (I have the impression that some browsers do that by "design", even though I'm not sure), and then I end up clicking in a desktop pixel instead of the scroll bar or something. In my case that action is assigned to show the desktop/minimize all windows.

So here's what I just came up with so far, for a 1280x1024 resolution:

Code:
while true ; do sleep 3
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