On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 12:25:19AM +0200 or thereabouts, Joachim Dagerot wrote: > I have managed to get everything up and running now, including my NVIDIA > card with tv-out on my FreeBSD 5.1. THANKS FOLKS. > > > Now come the fun part, I have managed to, in .xinitrc have a specific > program running when I run startx. That's lovely. > > Now I would like to start and close additional programs, aswell as > maximize, bring to front and back etc. BUT FROM OUTSIDE THE X > ENVIRONMENT. > > Why? You ask. Let me tell you the story of my life :-) > > [BACKGROUND] > ...snip... > > [END BACKGROUND] > > > Now to my problems: > > I would like to start/stop different programs (such as the java-program > mentioned above). I would also like to have many programs running, but > only see one at a time (bring to front, maximize). > > I understand this is certainly not a yes/no question, but if someone can > hint me on a window manager that's accessible from outside X, or some > other remote controlled software that might be of interest I would be > glad.
To start a program on the X display: $ DISPLAY=:0 xprogram & To kill it: $ killall xprogram I don't know of any window manager that can do what you want w/ maximizing, though... -- Josh > > > Finally, I will ofcourse post all sources as soon as I have commented > them, and, perhaps, made them a bit more general than they are today, > please feel free to contact me for further details. > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"