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What process created this window with no PID associated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What process created this X11 window? I need to kill a process that spawned a window which seems to have no PID associated with it. At least that is what xdotool says: ~$ ...
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Find creator of resource in X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What process created this X11 window? Recently I've been bugged by a mysterious invisible window in X on my Ubuntu machine. It takes the form of an always-top-most window with ...
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How to reliably get the PID associated to a window? [duplicate]

I decided to get the completely unused pause key on my keyboard to actually pause things so I wrote a pause <pid> shell function to toggle the state a process and assigned pause $(xdotool ...
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Who's got the other end of this unix socketpair?

I want to determine which process has the other end of a UNIX socket. Specifically, I'm asking about one that was created with socketpair(), though the problem is the same for any UNIX socket. I ...
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list graphical processes from terminal

Do no confuse the question here with how to list processes graphically, that is not what I am asking. In the Terminal, how can i see which processes have a GUI? as in things like firefox, vlc, geany,...
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How do I exit the window manager on the current X display?

Let's say I have the window manager Blackbox running on two different X displays, e.g. :0.0 and :1.0 launched from tty1 and tty2 respectively. From a terminal (emulator), how do I exit (kill) the ...
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Is it possible to know the source (application) of the clipboard?

I've noticed that sometimes clipboard contents become unavailable if the source application (where the content was copied from) is closed. This leads me to wonder if it's possible to know what the ...
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How to set custom property with xprop and open that program in one line?

I tried this: xprop -id $(gedit & echo $!) -f MY_VAR1 8s -set MY_VAR1 MyCustomVar Than i tried to xprop and click on the gedit window - MY_VAR1 was not present there. So i thought maybe i ...
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Prioritise X applications with focus

Is there a way to prioritise X applications with focus, preferably both in terms of CPU and I/O? Something like all X applications are niced and ioniced down in priority, but when they gain focus ...
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Cinnamon: Which software project “owns” the “Display” configuration dialog?

Cinnamon 2.8.8 64-bit, Linux Mint 17.3 'Rosa' Menu > Preferences > Display The dialog allows to enable and disable (multiple) monitors, and position them relative to each other with drag and drop. ...
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How are window-ids given out by MATE window manager?

While trying to write a script involving wmctrl ( since MATE on LMDE 2 doesn't offer as many advanced features as other WM configurations involving Compiz, which I don't have on LMDE 2), I came across ...
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name of binary vs. name in GUI

In icedove>preferences>attachments, for 'JEPG image' one can select 'Image Viewer' or 'Use other ...'. It turns out that 'Image Viewer' is actually '/usr/bin/eog' on my system. I only know that ...