Tabbed gives me a xid to launch a program in, but how?
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Looking at the one line summary for
tabbed, it seems that
tabbed provides an
xid of a window into which an xembed-aware application can be placed.
Reading the man page for
xterm I can see the
-info windowID option, which is explained as « Given an X window identifier (an integer, which can be hexadecimal, octal or decimal according to whether it begins with "0x", "0" or neither), xterm will reparent its top-level shell widget to that window. This is used to embed xterm within other applications. »
I would suggest, therefore, that if
tabbed provides a number such as
0x320005 and you were to run
xterm -into 0x320005, you'd find the
xterm running inside the window provided by
The bottom line, though, is that unless your target application supports XEmbed you're not likely to have a lot of use for
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