Re: [dev] [dwm] Need help about gray windows of Java applications

From: Enan Ajmain <>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 18:16:45 +0600

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 6:01 PM Storkman <> wrote:
> On May 14, 2019 10:37:57 AM UTC, Enan Ajmain <> wrote:
> >Thanks. It worked.
> >
> >I've added `wmname LG3D` in xinitrc, but it doesn't work for some
> >reason. But I invoked in manually from bash before launching logisim
> >and it worked fine. I don't care about xinitrc, because I would have
> >liked to use this method only for that one application only anyway.
> Perhaps because you're not using xinit to start X?

I am using xinit. I login my account after booting and launch
`startx`. Isn't that the default way that xinit is supposed to be

> >I have checked the page for wmname in and found this
> >method listed there. Would you mind explaining what LG3D is and why
> >this was chosen as opposed to anything else? And one more thing, if I
> >invoke `wmname LG3D` from one bash instance, it would not manipulate
> >the other windows, right?
> As the page states, it is a property of the root window, so no. It will affect everything forever... until you restart X, or change the property again.
> That being said, I've had wmname LG3D in my .xinitrc for years now, and it's never interfered with anything as far as I can tell.
> As for what "LG3D" is, apparently it used to be some wacky Java 3D window manager back in the magical times when that sounded like a good idea.
> --
> Storkman
Received on Tue May 14 2019 - 14:16:45 CEST

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