A command line tool to interact with an EWMH/NetWM compatible X Window Manager. Get information, resize, move, etc.
A good tool for what it does.
The wmctrl program is a UNIX/Linux command line tool to interact with an EWMH/NetWM compatible X Window Manager.
The tool provides command line access to almost all the features defined in the EWMH specification. It can be used, for example, to obtain information about the window manager, to get a detailed list of desktops and managed windows, to switch and resize desktops, to make windows full-screen, always-above or sticky, and to activate, close, move, resize, maximize and minimize them.
The command line access to these window management functions makes it easy to automate and execute them from any application that is able to run a command in response to an event.
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KDE has a way to manipulate window properties when a window first appears.
- It has a GUI tool.
rc.xmlhas a way to specify application window properties. I don't think there's a GUI for it yet.
- Devil's Pie
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