Re: [dwm] Preventing xterm from closing by killclient()

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2008 23:25:59 +0200

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 04:03:44PM +0200, Martin Sander wrote:
> In the last time I repeatedly closed xterm windows on accident by my
> killclient binding (MODKEY|ShiftMask, XK_c) because I did not see that
> the xterm had focus and not that stupid other client that does not
> provide a convenient keyboard shortcut of its own to close.
> I always close xterms with Ctrl-D when I want them to close, so I am
> looking for a way to prevent xterm from closing with killclient().
> I have already looked for a solution in xterm, but there seems to be
> none. IceWM provides a way to disable the close-button
> (killclient-equivalent in WIMP..) for certain clients, so I thought
> maybe it is easy to do that in dwm, too. I have looked at the source,
> but I don't know anything about X programming and have to admit I don't
> know if I would have to disable the XKillClient or the XSendEvent part
> to do it properly.
> Any hints?

Hmm, what about changing the binding to Ctrl-d in your setup

Kind regards,

 Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361
Received on Wed Apr 09 2008 - 23:25:59 UTC

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