Re: [dev] [wmii] Chromium always starts as a floating window

From: Steve Ryan <>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 18:08:41 -0400

On 03/17/2011 12:54 PM, Aaron Lindsay wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using wmii under Arch, and have found that whenever I start
> Chromium (version 10.0.648.133) (whether by Mod-p or by command line)
> it is spawned as a floating window in wmii. I have installed both the
> default from the Arch package repository as well as the latest version
> from mercurial, and double- and triple-checked that none of my tag
> rules could be setting it to be a floating window. Every other
> application starts normally as a stacked window. I cannot find a way
> to explicitly set a window as non-floating via tag rules (i.e., the
> inverse of ~). I assume this is by design because windows should start
> as non-floating by default.
> Has anyone else encountered this problem, or have any insight into it?
> Some info about my setup (let me know if more would be helpful to
> diagnose the problem):
> $ wmiir read /rules
> /.*/ -> sel
> $ wmii -v
> wmii-3.9.2, 2010 Kris Maglione
> Thanks!
> -Aaron
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