Mike Gabriel | 16 Nov 10:17 2013
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Re: wmctrl problems

Hi Jeff,

On  Do 14 Nov 2013 19:58:14 CET, Jean-Francois Dagenais wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Running x2go server on ubuntu (12.04), and my terminal is a mac  
> running XQuartz
> (with quartz-wm) and the Qt x2go client.
>
> I used the Published apps rootless and spawn a few windows from the server.
> Things run pretty smoothly and Im happy with the performance.
>
> The thing that hurts is related to window management. Heres a  
> relevant output:
> $ echo $DISPLAY
> :50
> $ wmctrl -l
> Cannot get client list properties.
> (_NET_CLIENT_LIST or _WIN_CLIENT_LIST)
> $ wmctrl -m
> Cannot get window manager info properties.
> (_NET_SUPPORTING_WM_CHECK or _WIN_SUPPORTING_WM_CHECK)
>
> Whereas if I run the same commands natively on the mac, XQuartz responds
> correctly to wmctrl.
>
> So the problem affects pretty much all tools related to window management I
> tried.
>
> I am no X11 expert, but I am a developer and very familiar with  
> linux systems.
> Right now I just need a few pointers, any thoughts?

With published applications you have to use wmctrl on your local  
display (:0) not on the X2Go display (:50 or above...).

Mike

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Hi Jeff,

On  Do 14 Nov 2013 19:58:14 CET, Jean-Francois Dagenais wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Running x2go server on ubuntu (12.04), and my terminal is a mac  
> running XQuartz
> (with quartz-wm) and the Qt x2go client.
>
> I used the Published apps rootless and spawn a few windows from the server.
> Things run pretty smoothly and Im happy with the performance.
>
> The thing that hurts is related to window management. Heres a  
> relevant output:
> $ echo $DISPLAY
> :50
> $ wmctrl -l
> Cannot get client list properties.
> (_NET_CLIENT_LIST or _WIN_CLIENT_LIST)
> $ wmctrl -m
> Cannot get window manager info properties.
> (_NET_SUPPORTING_WM_CHECK or _WIN_SUPPORTING_WM_CHECK)
>
> Whereas if I run the same commands natively on the mac, XQuartz responds
> correctly to wmctrl.
>
> So the problem affects pretty much all tools related to window management I
> tried.
>
> I am no X11 expert, but I am a developer and very familiar with  
> linux systems.
> Right now I just need a few pointers, any thoughts?

With published applications you have to use wmctrl on your local  
display (:0) not on the X2Go display (:50 or above...).

Mike

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