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Old 12-31-2017, 07:12 PM   #1
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Question Window manager with title/process name search?

Which window manager has the ability to search directly for window titles?
If too many programs are running, this can be helpful.

Firefox for example has webpage title searching inside of the URL bar, which looks for opened tabs. There is also tab grouping (removed in Firefox 45, but re-addable via add-on).

Are there Linux add-ons like Firefox has them, which eg. enable the ability to search for window/process title/name search?.
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yes, i know of at least one wm that has this feature built-in.
unfortunately, i don't remember the name.
it was ultraminimal, but not tiling.
maybe cwm?
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Independent of the wm, there's wmctrl.

$ wmctrl -lpG

Should list titles and resolutions plus positions. Although on my version the XxY offset is -1 and /2 to get the true px position. You can also use wmctrl to resize and reposition gui apps.
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'cwm' has this feature and even lets your assign arbitrary labels to the windows which you can also search by. It's what I use.


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