Bug#320189: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#320189: xfce4-terminal: Please add --desktop parameter

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Sat Dec 10 11:42:21 UTC 2005

Jochen Schulz wrote:
> Package: xfce4-terminal
> Version: 0.2.4-3
> Severity: wishlist
> Hi!
> I recently switched to xfce4-terminal and I really like it. However,
> other terminal emulators (like Eterm, what I used before) have a command
> line switch that makes the terminal window appear on a specific desktop.
> Eterm uses --desktop|-D <N>, where <N> is the desktop number,
> starting from zero.
> I guess this is not handled the same way by all window managers, but the
> Eterm parameter does a t least work with IceWM, Xfwm4 and Metacity, so I
> think it could be added to xfce4-terminal, too.

Sorry for (extreme) late answer, but I think this won't be added. Xfce
developpers advice is to use devil's pie to manage this. I'll forward
this wish but don't expect too much.


Yves-Alexis Perez
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