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Fulgurance
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:16 pm    Post subject: Programming window manager Reply with quote

Hello, i have question, do you know how is it possible to program simple window manager who interact with graphical application, for example with Firefox ?

I would like to code that in C. Simple examples or tutorials existing ? Have you got example ?
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe libwnck: https://developer.gnome.org/libwnck/3.24/getting-started.html
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://seasonofcode.com/posts/how-x-window-managers-work-and-how-to-write-one-part-i.html
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Note that Wayland - unless you aim at emulating X11 via XWayland - has a completely different understanding of how a window manager needs to be done. Those are entirely different.
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