[Xmonad] Some questions

Michael Vanier mvanier at cs.caltech.edu
Fri Aug 10 02:04:31 EDT 2007

Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> mvanier:
>> FWIW I've found mplayer to behave pretty badly under xmonad.  Sometimes 
>> when I've used it the display doesn't come up at all, other times it comes 
>> up fine.  I'm not sure if this is the fault of xmonad or mplayer (mplayer 
>> is one of the least stable Linux applications I know of).
> mplayer in the float layer, in the darcs version, seems pretty well
> behvaed in my experience.
> -- don

Is there any way to make sure that it launches in the float layer if you're using e.g. a tabbed or 
full or tiled window layout?  Also, a full-screen float window seems to make the other windows in 
the workspace unreachable (or at least I can't figure out how to reach them in that case).


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