[openbox] Starting application on a certain desktop ...

Dana Jansens danakj at orodu.net
Sat Sep 27 11:16:49 EDT 2014

On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 3:08 AM, <meino.cramer at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using eight desktops with Openbox on Gentoo linux.
> There are ways to start an application on a certain
> desktop via configuration. Or in other words: It doesn't
> matter where a choose -- for example -- firefox from
> the menu...its window will alway pop up on -- say --
> desktop 4.
> I am looking for something different. I want to choose the desktop
> via -- for example -- tint2. Select "firefox" via menu/commandline
> or what else and change to another desktop.
> After firefox has collected all its bits and pieces it should appear
> on that desktop from where I started firefox and where I am currently.
> Is it possible via openbox? ...or maybe via a helper tool?'

If the thing you launch the app with supports the startup notification
protocol, that should "just work". To tell, see if it uses
libstartupnotification maybe.

> Thank you very much in advance for any help!
> Best regards,
> mcc
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