[Xmonad] MATLAB and Xmonad

Christian Thiemann mail at christian-thiemann.de
Mon Oct 1 13:26:46 EDT 2007

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On Oct 1, 2007, at 10:04 , Stefan O'Rear wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 02:28:25PM +0200, Christian Thiemann wrote:
>>> It looks like it's a problem with Xmonad.  I fired up an Xnest with fvwm
>>> and MATLAB works fine there.  And Xnest with wmii and MATLAB works as 
>>> well.
>> Is the MATLAB gui written in Java?  There is a known bug in the Java
>> windowing code which prevents it from working correctly with
>> non-reparenting window managers like xmonad.
> Yes, the Matlab GUI is Java.
> Another known workaround that often (but not always, for unknown 
> reasons) works is
>     export AWT_TOOLKIT=MToolkit
> before starting Java programs.

Ok, great.  That worked for me.  Thanks.

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