[xmonad] Wrong desktop on session restore

Spencer Janssen sjanssen at cse.unl.edu
Sun Apr 27 12:40:28 EDT 2008

On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 06:44:21PM +0300, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> When you start a KDE/xmonad session, KDE's session manager
> restarts applications whose state was saved when the
> previous session was closed. But under xmonad, these restarted
> applications open on the wrong desktops. This sometimes creates quite
> a mess.
> This seems to be yet another symptom of xmonad and
> KDE not cooperating about multiple desktops, as illustrated
> by the fact that things go awry when the number of desktops
> is set greater than one in KDE.
> Is this also a problem on Gnome or Xfce? Is there any way to
> get xmonad and KDE to agree with each other about
> multiple desktops?
> Thanks,
> Yitz

xmonad does not support the session management protocol, which is what I assume
you're seeing.  Are you using EwmhDesktops?

Spencer Janssen

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