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Old 02-15-2017, 02:29 AM   #1
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Skippy-XD for more than one user?


Hi,

I'm currently experimenting with Skippy-XD, a lightweight window picker that displays all open windows as Compiz can do, except this also works well on low-spec hardware. Here's a three-minute-video about Skippy-XD, so you know what it does:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVRPCd7OS38

Configuring Skippy-XD is relatively simple. First, I defined a new keyboard shortcut in Xfce's paramenters. I tied the "Windows"-key to the following command:

Code:
skippy-xd --activate-window-picker
Then I opened Xfce's session configuration and added this to autostart:

Code:
skippy-xd --start-daemon
I re-logged into Xfce, opened a few random windows, tried out the "Windows"-key, and everything works fine.

Now the problem starts when I try to configure this for another user. Nothing happens, and when I try to launch skippy-xd in a terminal, I get the following error:

Code:
open_pipe(): Failed to open pipe "/tmp/skippy-xd-fifo": 13
And here's the remains of the first user's session:

Code:
$ ls -l /tmp/skippy-xd-fifo 
prw------- 1 firstuser users 0 févr. 15 09:05 /tmp/skippy-xd-fifo
My first idea would be to get rid of this file on logout... but how? And maybe there's a better way to go about this.

Any ideas?

Niki
 
Old 02-15-2017, 02:56 AM   #2
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looking on github I found this

https://github.com/richardgv/skippy-xd/pull/62
 
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Old 02-15-2017, 06:15 AM   #3
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looking on github I found this

https://github.com/richardgv/skippy-xd/pull/62
This looks perfect. Erm... how do I get these modified sources?
 
Old 02-15-2017, 06:49 AM   #4
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that is a pull request made to the skippy-xd repository by this nick87720z: you can download and apply the patch from the commit.
 
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Old 02-15-2017, 06:50 AM   #5
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Just grab the patch and apply it in your SlackBuild.

Or you could grab the whole source including the patched file based on the commit.

https://github.com/nick87720z/skippy...b40a52f.tar.gz

EDIT: ponce was too quick
 
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Patched and rebuilt. Works like a charm.

http://www.microlinux.fr/microlinux/.../ChangeLog.txt

Thanks & cheers,

Niki
 
  


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