[xmonad] darcs patch: Add ShowWName a layout modifier to show the workspace...

Andrea Rossato mailing_list at istitutocolli.org
Mon Dec 31 08:20:59 EST 2007

On Sat, Dec 29, 2007 at 01:52:48PM -0500, David Roundy wrote:
> Another approach, of course, would be to simply call an external program
> that displays the workspace name and then vanishes.  It's a little hokey,
> but I suspect kdialog could do it pretty nicely.  Actually, a simple
> spawn "kdialog --passivepopup \"" ++ string ++ "\" 1"
> ought to do the trick.  It's less easily configurable (except by kde
> users), and requires that kdialog be installed, but it's pretty simple.

I just pushed a version of ShowWName which uses denz to display to
workspace name.

dzen is probably the most common application among xmonad users.

Hope it can be useful for someone.


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