Ubuntu Netbook Remix and Maximus

chris at adebenham.com chris at adebenham.com
Thu Apr 2 08:35:06 BST 2009



2009/4/2 Simon Ives <simon at simonives.info>:
> On Thu, 2 Apr 2009 15:18:47 +1100
> Chris Debenham <chris at adebenham.com> wrote:
>
>> It's not easy, but you can set this up in gconf-editor.
>> Run 'gconf-editor /apps/maximus' and change the value of
>> 'exclude_class' to include the window class of whatever you want to
>> ignore.
>> To find out the class run 'xwininfo' and then click on the window in
>> question - it will return with a line  (among others) such as:
>> xwininfo: Window id: 0x4400005 "VLC media player"
>>
>> In this case 'VLC media player' is probably the class you want
>
> Followed your advice and added the appropriate entry for VLC (which is "VLC media player") but the app is still starting up maximised with Maximus.  Any other advice?
Try adding just "VLC". Maximus does sub-string matching so that should be enough.
Are there any other items in the list for exclude_class?

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