[Xmonad] darcs patch: fix typo. (and 1 more)
Donald Bruce Stewart
dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Apr 15 19:13:31 EDT 2007
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 02:25:52PM -0400, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> > [...] The question is, what's left to add? Right now, the biggest lack
> > which I can identify in Xmonad as compared to my old Ratpoison/Stumpwm
> > setup is the lack of any sort of status bar or display area where I can
> > dump the output of 'top -n 1' or 'uptime' an' so on. Input seems
> > handle-able by dmenu (despite a bad habit of changing apostrophes to
> > backticks) and similar programs so output is the problem.
> Well, for me the ability to customize the tile layout is pretty high in
> priority, as are tabs. Of course, you may say it's my fault for
Right. I'd hope , as I've said earlier, we could do all this via
contributed Config.hs files. Leaving the core xmonad as a dwm-like
system. but with arbitrary functionality via extra modules.
> considering switching to a window manager modelled after one that I
> dislike, but there it is.
> After that, I'd be interested in a decent input prompt (which dmenu is
> not). Ion's is better, but I'd rather figure out how to make use of an
> actual bash shell, as the tab completion of ion's query box is annoying
> (but better than nothing).
Does anyone know of a 3rd party tool for this? Like dmenu , but for more
Also, does dzen get us anywhere towards this?
> I guess with those changes (which I understand are pretty huge), xmonad
> would have pretty much caught up with ion3 in functionality that I care
> about. Oh, and the ability to customize treatment of windows. I don't
> want xclock to ever get the focus, for instance, and would prefer if I
> could stick the stupid korgac control panel application somewhere where
> it'll never be seen, and at a minimum to avoid giving it focus.
Not obvious how to do that yet.
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