Commands tagged xwindows (3)

  • A lot of X applications accept --geometry parameter so that you can set application size and position. But how can you figure out the exact arguments for --geometry? Launch an application, resize and reposition its window as needed, then launch xwininfo in a terminal an click on the application window. You will see some useful window info including its geometry. Show Sample Output


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    xwininfo
    jackhab · 2009-08-13 14:15:39 0
  • a quick one-line way to disable caps lock while running X.


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    xmodmap -e "remove Lock = Caps_Lock"
    mzandrew · 2009-02-27 16:44:22 0
  • After executing this, click on a window you want to track X Window events in. Explaination: "xev will track events in the window with the following -id, which we get by greping window information obtained by xwininfo" Show Sample Output


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    xev -id `xwininfo | grep 'Window id' | awk '{print $4}'`
    ktoso · 2009-09-19 22:47:16 0

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