[Xmonad] unclutter

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Sep 3 19:59:47 EDT 2007

> Hi,
> yesterday there has been a complain about the way unclutter (the small
> utility to hide the pointer after some inactivity) interacts with
> XMonad. If you run it without the -grab option and you happen to have
> the pointer over the borders of the screen, it is not possible to
> change the focus anymore. This is because XMonad uses the mouse to
> focus windows.[1]
> This is due to the unclutter default behavior, which uses fake X events
> to interact with other X clients.
> So I rewrote unclutter in Haskell. There's a small issue with threads
> and the timer, but it is usable here.
> You can grab it with other haskell utilities for xmonad here:
> darcs get http://gorgias.mine.nu/repos/xmonad-utils/
> or get it directly here:
> http://gorgias.mine.nu/repos/xmonad-utils/src/Hhp.hs
> together with this:
> http://gorgias.mine.nu/repos/xmonad-utils/src/Utils.hs
> This is a collection of utilities I've already written about. I'm
> going to release them as soon as X11-extras-0.3 will be released.

Great work Andrea. This loooooooooooooooong outstanding unclutter bug is


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