[xmonad] Testing XMonad configurations

wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu
Sun Sep 4 00:02:39 CEST 2011

Can't you just hit mod+q, or whatever key you've got bound to restart  
xmonad? You definitely should not need to stop your entire session.  
xmonad can restart itself, preserving all its state, faster than you  
can blink (...plus the time it takes to recompile xmonad.hs, of course).


Quoting Toni Cebrián <ancechu at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
>    I'm playing with different configurations and Layouts in xmonad but it is
> very slow to close session in order to see how changes look like. Is there
> any way to test xmonad configuration more straightforwardly? Perhaps using
> xvnc and exporting xmonad's DISPLAY to it?
> How do you do it when developing?

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