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xwininfo
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.
Sample Output
xwininfo: Please select the window about which you
          would like information by clicking the
          mouse in that window.

xwininfo: Window id: 0x36085d7 "mc - /etc - Terminal"

  Absolute upper-left X:  1096
  Absolute upper-left Y:  24
  Relative upper-left X:  5
...
  -geometry 80x62-0+0

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By: jackhab
2009-08-13 14:15:39

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