bugdevilspie2 - Bugs: bug #63980, focus() broken


bug #63980: focus() broken

Submitter:  David Hedlund <beloved>
Submitted:  Thu 30 Mar 2023 03:44:57 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Sat 19 Aug 2023 08:31:54 AM UTC, comment #2: 

comment #1:

> This should work properly as of commit f0d68eea.

Thank you very much for your help!

David Hedlund <beloved>
Sun 06 Aug 2023 04:01:46 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This should work properly as of commit f0d68eea.

Darren Salt <dsalt>
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Thu 30 Mar 2023 03:44:57 PM UTC, original submission:  

Step 1: Create an IRC account in Pidgin
- Add an IRC account with password, and enable the account
- Then and autostart Pidgin in your desktop environment.
- Finally, add the devilspie2 script below:

Step 2: Add this script:

if (get_application_name() == "Pidgin") then

if (get_window_name() == "NickServ") then focus(); maximize(); minimize(); end
-- focus() the window to make it stop blinking in the bottom Panel (GNOME/MATE)
-- maximize() the window because Pidgin cannot do this
-- minimize() the window, so it's not visible

if (get_window_name() == "Buddy List") then minimize(); end


Then run: `devilspie2 --debug &`

> (devilspie2:77920): Wnck-WARNING **: 13:20:02.927: Received a timestamp of 0; window activation may not function properly.

I'm using Devilspie2 v0.42

David Hedlund <beloved>


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    2023-08-19 dsalt StatusReady For Test Fixed
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    2023-08-06 dsalt StatusNone Ready For Test

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