Re: [hackers] Desktop icons in dwm

From: Laslo Hunhold <>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2017 09:21:02 +0200

On Wed, 5 Apr 2017 03:40:53 +0000
David Kennedy <> wrote:

Hey David,

> One thing I miss with dwm is shortcut icons on my desktop. Is anyone
> aware of a patch that would add those or a really simple desktop app?
> I found one here but it's really old and doesn't build:

> Failing that, I'm considering making something. I started reading up
> on xcb, which I guess has replaced xlib, but I couldn't figure out
> how to get a window mapped beneath all the others. Have a look here
> if you like: It can be built with the -lxcb option
> (assuming you have libxcb).

see the attachment for my thoughts on this.

With best regards

Laslo Hunhold

Laslo Hunhold <>

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Received on Wed Apr 05 2017 - 09:21:02 CEST

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