Re: [wmii] Full Screen Firefox

From: Mark Gibbens <>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 17:30:04 +0100

What policy does wmii have for applications that want to go "full
screen" - i.e. borderless and taking up the entire screen space?

Are there "correct" and "broken" ways for X clients to go into full-screen mode?

I use Opera which can't go full-screen in wmii - or at least, Opera
turns off all its toolbars, but remains within a managed workspace. I
think some conflict takes place between Opera and wmii, but wmii seems
to "win" and Opera is forced to behave and accept a managed window

I don't have any problem with this, but am just interested in what
wmii's policy is, if it allows any kind of full-screen option for X
clients, and if it should (theoretically) work.

If I'm using a "broken" application, I'd like to have a moan at its developers.

Cheers for your time and thoughts (hardly a critical issue!),

On 15/05/07, Dimitar <> wrote:
> * Keith Bawden <> [070515 10:40]:
> > >I have a problem: when I make an application full screen I
> > >cannot get it back working correctly anymore.
> > >This happens by Firefox when I accidentally press the F11 key.
> > >Firefox becomes full screen. Pressing F11 again doesn't do much.
> >
> > If you have not changed the default mappings for
> > Press F-11 again followed by "Mod-key + Shift + Space".
> Thanks.
> I thought I tried this :-)
> >
> > Regards, Keith
> >
> --
> Dimitar
Received on Tue May 15 2007 - 18:30:07 UTC

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