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Old 05-16-2013, 12:06 AM   #1
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Launch Xterm in fullscreen and without decoration (desktop independant, wmctrl)?


A solution on Linux that comes all the how to make an xterm in
fullscreen is alt+f11

A real solution that should be given might be to reply
using a bash code for that.

It is easy and possible using wmctrl.

anyone already made the code (likely maybe before I must dig with it )?

Old 05-16-2013, 12:09 AM   #2
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xterm -fg yellow -bg black -g 150x40 -fn *-fixed-*-*-*-20-* -e tty-clock  & sleep 0.5s && wmctrl -r :ACTIVE: -b add,fullscreen


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