[xmonad] Layout.Gaps and PerScreen; is it going to happen?

wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Feb 15 13:58:59 EST 2010

If conky and rainlendar set their struts properly, you should be able  
to get by with manageDocks/avoidStruts. Documentation:


Quoting Mikael Puhakka <mr.progo at gmail.com>:

> Dear Xmonad community,
> I've recently switched to Xmonad from a 3-year relationship with
> Fluxbox and just after 4-5 days of daily using I am beginning to love
> this thing very passionately.
> However, the old habits die hard and I don't even want to let go of
> every of them. Some vices of mine include a small Conky instance in a
> corner, a pseudo-transparent xterm tail -f :ing /var/log/messages with
> semi-hourly fortunes, and a Rainlendar the flashy calendar
> application.
> The "tail -f" monitor behind stuff in tiled environments such as this
> doesn't make much sense but I rather wouldn't part from the other two.
> Basically the subject says it all; I wonder if there is a working Gap
> modifier that would work on one screen only (I have currently a
> tri-head xinerama setup). I googled through the mailing lists and
> since 2008 there has been no fuzz about it.
> Am I left with a hack like a gapped layout to be used with one screen
> only, or is there a better solution for this? These applications don't
> do well with Layout.Monitor or alike. As a lazy workaround I've been
> using "Circle" layout for that particular screen and workspace (it's
> surprisingly handy and not just an eye toy).
> TIA,
> Mikael
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