Re: [dev] [st] strange behaviour with feh and ranger

From: Alexander Sedov <>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:09:56 +0400

I do believe the goal of this project is not writing rxvt clone, or
"replacement", as you call it.
Also, your description of a problem is twisted and seems to touch feh, not
If urxvt works for you, use urxvt, it's a decent terminal emulator.

2013/2/26 Andreas Marschall <>

> Good evening,
> I just tested the latest git version of st with feh, which is my image
> viewer of choice, and ranger, which I sometimes use as file manager. st
> behaves like this;
> when I open a folder of images in a simple st session and type: feh *.JPG
> to see all images in that folder it opens up the first image in tiling mode
> (tested with dwm and monsterwm). When I hit "v" to go to fullscreen the
> image goes fullscreen but then nothing works anymore. The arrow keys don't
> work for skipping through the other images, "q" for quitting doesn't work
> and I can't leave fullscreen with "v". Only MOD4 + x which is my "kill
> application" shortcut works after a while.
> Besides the above behaviour, when I open ranger first in an st session, go
> to the image folder and mark all the images with "v" and hit enter the
> images are in tile mode. I hit "v" again the image goes fullscreen. If I
> hit arrow keys in order to got to the next image, it leaves fullscreen,
> goes into tiling and places a few of the images even behind the tiling
> windows overlapping even my taskbar. If I leave the images in tiling mode
> and skip through them with the arrow keys and hit "v", then it jumpst back
> to the very first image.
> needless to say that urxvt on the other hand handles these tasks just
> fine, so at this point unfortunately st is not a full replacement for
> urxvt, yet.
> but I'm shure you guys keep up the good work :-)
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