[linux-audio-user] Setup tweaks

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sun Jun 13 06:41:10 EDT 2004


On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 01:42:38 -0700, Jos Laake wrote:
> Everytime I start it up, it's kinda random where the
> windows for the various apps show up on the screen.  I'd
> really like to be able to set window size and location
> for everything that starts so I don't have to waste time
> rearranging my screen so things are convenient.
> 
> Can anybody here tell me how to easily do this?  I'd really
> *really* appreciate any tips. :-)

Some wiwndow managers can do that, and you may be able to pas a -geometry
argument to apps, eg. xclock -geometry 400x400+10+10 you can ommit the
size bit (400x400) if you just want to set position. Giveing -'s for the
position make it relative to the right/bottom edge.

Not all newer apps accept that argument though.

- Steve


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