Questions tagged [devilspie]

A tool that can detect windows as they are created and perform actions on those windows if they match a certain set of rules.

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openbox: window on layer “below” is inacessible

I am trying to set up a "terminal as desktop wallpaper" in Openbox, as described here Openbox has the possibility to set <layer>below</layer>, so that window is running as desktop ...
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Devilspie on Wayland

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 and I'm now using Gnome 3 native over Wayland. My problem is that I have been using devilspie to place windows on the screen in the desired position. I also use ...
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Change LibreOffice to certain size, even in fullscreen presentation

I want to open LibreOffice with keeping just a little bit of space left, already tried wmctrl without full-screen and that wasn't working to begin with. I'd like to know if its able to stay the ...
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How to make devilspie match Spotify windows?

I would like to create a devilspie (the one with Lisp-like syntax, however, a solution for devilspie2 would be just as good) rule that matches windows of the Spotify music streaming app. Specifically, ...
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Devilspie2 only detects Firefox windows on a restart; how can I fix this?

I'm trying to use devilspie2 to detect when a Firefox window is opened, and remove its window decorations when it does. This works, but only if the window is already open when devilspie2 is started; ...
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stopping terminal command gnome-open from opening files as maximised

when I use the terminal command 'gnome-open' for opening files it causes them to always open as maximised, this is a problem because in its maximised form I can't change its position and size using '...
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Unable to kill a process in shell script

I have this script: #!/bin/sh cd ~/.devilspie && devilspie Minimize.ds pkill devilspie exit 0 The first command runs absolutely fine, but in the second line where it needs to kill the ...
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-devilspie doesn't play nice with spawning new terminals

I'm trying to configure devilspie so that on detection of opening a certain directory it runs a script to mount that directory over a network. I don't think the script itself is too important but ...
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How do I autostart devilspie under gnome3 on fedora 21?

I am attempting to embed a gnome-terminal on my desktop using devilspie. Adding a devilspie.desktop file in the ~/.config/autostart directory does nothing. It does not execute on login. However, ...
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how to undecorate all windows xfce

How can I undecorate all windows in XFCE? I know devilspie2 can do this, but I only know how to do this for specific windows? How should .ds script look like to undecorate all? Or do you know any ...
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devilspie detect if application was started with a flag

How can I set devilspie to detect if an application was started with the flag --hello-world from terminal? For example window_name detects the window title. How can transform in devilspie the ...
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Remove window frame of a program

Is it possible to start a program without its window frame? For example: start flash standalone on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 sp2 machine without its window frame so it looks like when I start ...