in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, wrote Joachim Dagerot thusly... > > I would like to start/stop different programs (such as the > java-program mentioned above).
Scan ps(1) output. Then perform appropriate action based on that. > I would also like to have many programs running, but only see one > at a time (bring to front, maximize). I use fvwm-devel (port), so my rest of the reply is based on that. And i think that fvwm could be of help. The Big Idea is... - Spawn FvwmCommand once from fvwm. - Afterwords you can use FvwmCommand to fire fvwm related commands from a shell script or console. ...For details, see... http://www.fvwm.org/documentation/manpages/unstable/FvwmCommand.php http://www.fvwm.org/documentation/manpages/unstable/fvwm.php http://www.fvwm.org/documentation/manpages/ http://www.fvwm.org/documentation/faq/ http://www.fvwm.org/ ...FVWM is highly configurable, so don't let the fvwm(1) man page overwhelm you. If you encounter problems w/ fvwm, consult the mailing lists... http://www.fvwm.org/contact/ - Parv -- A programmer, budding Unix system administrator, and amateur photographer ISO employment... http://www103.pair.com/parv/work/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"