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Old 02-10-2013, 12:21 PM   #1
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(Fedora) Utility to minimize inactive windows after a period of time


Hello.

I am running Fedora 18.

Is anyone aware of a utility that will minimize all the windows of programs running in the background, and/or behind the active application, after a specified period of time, eg 60 seconds of inactivity?

It would be even better if there were an attached whitelist so that the windows of certain applications could be made exempt from the minimizing behavior.

Thank you so much for any help or recommendations, it would certainly be appreciated!

I hope all is well.
 
Old 02-10-2013, 04:09 PM   #2
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you have 4 Virtual desktops
move to # 2

it is just one mouse click
 
Old 02-10-2013, 10:53 PM   #3
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Well, your suggestion would not achieve what I am trying to work towards. Though I am grateful for the suggestion.

Methinks I can probably figure out a cron job to accomplish this with Gnome. I thought there might be something out there already to assist me.

Time to brush up with some bash.

Thanks, again.
 
Old 02-11-2013, 01:00 PM   #4
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It seems as if wmctrl has everything I need.

This is pretty darn nifty, actually.
 
  


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