Hello Javier,

I have no idea if awesome is a re-parenting window manager (and I don't
event know what it is). Sorry for that part. I let competent people answer
Just wanted to complete what the previous answers were saying. In the wiki,
you have a full page of tips and fixs for Java issues:

Sincerely good luck if you try to fix OpenJDK.


2015-10-08 17:08 GMT+02:00 Fred Barnes <f.r.m.bar...@kent.ac.uk>:

> Hi Javier,
> Javier Jaramago Fernandez writes:
> >
> > does anybody know if awesome is already a re-parenting windows manager?
> I'm
> > asking because it still have Java issues even when the problems were
> > supposed to be caused because awesome was a non-re-parenting windows
> > manager. If anybody knows we could trace the problem and try to fix it in
> > the OpenJdk at least (if they are the bug source).
> I read somewhere (can't remember where though) that "wmname lg3d" is one
> cure
> for Java issues (for the Sun/Oracle offering at least, and it worked for
> me,
> with menus mostly working).  'wmname' belongs in a package called
> suckless-tools on my Debian box (it just sets the window-manager name
> property
> on the root window).  From its man-page:
>   "wmname is a nice utility to fix problems with JDK versions and other
> broken
>    programs, which are assuming a reparenting window manager."
> Cheers,
> -- Fred

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