Questions about x-windows, startx (Extremely long and probably
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Wed Jul 2 17:39:18 PDT 2003
in message <1057184719.3897.11.camel at big.dagerot.com>, wrote Joachim
> I would like to start/stop different programs (such as the
> java-program mentioned above).
Scan ps(1) output. Then perform appropriate action based on that.
> I would also like to have many programs running, but only see one
> at a time (bring to front, maximize).
I use fvwm-devel (port), so my rest of the reply is based on that.
And i think that fvwm could be of help. The Big Idea is...
- Spawn FvwmCommand once from fvwm.
- Afterwords you can use FvwmCommand to fire fvwm related commands
from a shell script or console.
...For details, see...
...FVWM is highly configurable, so don't let the fvwm(1) man page
overwhelm you. If you encounter problems w/ fvwm, consult the
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