[xmonad] Get VLC to do fullscreen float in Xmonad
matthewhague at zoho.com
Sat Aug 11 12:16:35 CEST 2012
> > My problem is that when I start a movie VLC starts and XMONAD tiling it as
> > it should. But of cause I do not want VLC and XBMC side by side on the
> > monitor. I would like VLC fullscreen on top of XBMC.
> > I have tried to solve it by using "XMonad.Hooks.ManageHelpers" and
> > "doFullFloat" but no luck.
> > My xmonad.hs looks like this.
> > ...
> > myManageHook = composeOne
> > [ className =? "vlc" -?> doFullFloat
> > , className =? "skype" -?> doFloat
> > , resource =? "desktop_window" -?> doIgnore
> > , resource =? "kdesktop" -?> doIgnore ]
Try using "Vlc" instead of "vlc" for the className.
(At least "Vlc" works for me, but "vlc" doesn't (i guess xmonad only checks
one of the possible class names, or something)).
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