[openbox] How do I hide Conky sessions from showing up in PyPanel?

Knute knuteh at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 13 17:49:31 EST 2008

Conky has a configuration option "own_window_hints" which has options for skip_taskbar and skip_pager.

Not sure if they will help, but it's worth a shot.


--- On Thu, 11/13/08, Richard Querin <rfquerin at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Richard Querin <rfquerin at gmail.com>
> Subject: [openbox] How do I hide Conky sessions from showing up in PyPanel?
> To: openbox at icculus.org
> Date: Thursday, November 13, 2008, 10:23 AM
> Hi,
> I'm running Openbox on Hardy with two Conky instances
> and PyPanel.
> When I add Conky to the list of 'hidden'
> applications in the pypanel
> configuration file, everything gets screwed up for some
> reason. The
> whole panel (except for the system tray I believe)
> disappears and the
> panel get's centred on the desktop - it's supposed
> to be at the
> bottom.
> As soon as I remove Conky from the hidden applications
> list, it works fine.
> I just don't want those two conky sessions showing up
> on the pypanel
> as running tasks. Anybody know how to achieve this? Maybe
> switching to
> something like fbpanel or lxpanel would be better? Anybody
> got any
> suggestions?
> Thanks.
> RQ
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