Re: [wmii] Re: Using wmii with NX

From: Alex Kilgore <>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 19:45:15 -0400

Naren wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been using wmii for a few months now, and it has been great. I
> had a question that I couldn't find the answer to. Any help will be
> much appreciated.
> I am running wmii on my desktop. Now, there is a remote-session
> manager tool called "NX" which allows one to control a desktop session
> running on a remote machine. What I would like to do, is run wmii on
> the remote desktop as well. You can think of NX as being similar in
> spirit to VNC, but different/better in many ways.
> The problem is - when I run the NX client and it brings up the remote
> desktop, my local wmii always captures my keybindings. This can't be
> worked around like other applications, because obviously I'd like the
> same keybindings to work both on the local wmii and the remote wmii.
> Is there a way to tell wmii to not capture the keybindings when a
> window is in fullscreen mode or something like that ? What other way
> can I deal with this ?
> Thanks a lot for your comments/insight.

Hm, my initial thought is that if you have another (different) modkey
you could use for one of the machines, that way they would not conflict?
Received on Tue Oct 28 2008 - 23:45:15 UTC

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