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Re: Run a GTK application without desktop environment




Il Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:00:03 -0700 "Jasper St. Pierre" <jstpierre@xxxxxxxxxxx> scrisse:

> I highly recommend against this. A window manager should be around to
> manage windows, since a lot of functionality to applications is
> provided by the WM. Having it missing could cause strange bugs.
> 
> Please just use a lightweight window manager like Matchbox or metacity.

I used openbox in a similar application, i.e. a single window and
no other dialogs. I had to hunt every single way a user could
escape, e.g. keyboard shortcuts, mouse events, borders, titlebar
etc... quite flaky.

Ciao.
-- 
Nicola
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