[plug] switch desktops under remote control

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Sun Dec 30 21:02:48 WST 2007

ahh, looks like wmctrl (http://sweb.cz/tripie/utils/wmctrl/) will do it.

Sorry for the noise.


On Sun, 2007-12-30 at 20:40 +0900, William Kenworthy wrote:
> Is there a way to remotely switch desktops?  I cant find any help with
> Google :(
> I have a mythtv setup embedded in a cabinet with no keyboard.  I want to
> able to select other desktops running other applications (mostly
> browsers running a captive webpage - i.e., customised weather page,
> systems status, webcam, ...).  Currently its running fluxbox with the
> builtin pager, but I can swap it to something else if will do the job.
> I can use lirc to trigger a script - but how do I control a
> windowmanager remotely?
> So what I think I need is a desktop switcher/pager with remote control
> capabilities.
> Suggestions?
> BillK
William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
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