[winswitch] does xpra raise windows?

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed Oct 23 11:50:39 BST 2013

On 23/10/13 17:09, Venkat wrote:
>> Windows that are actually minimized (and not destroyed) are shown again
>> when you connect, and whilst you are still connected they would still be
>> shown in your task manager (or via alt-tab style window switchers).
>> If the client application discards its own window, there is nothing xpra
>> can do to make it show again.
>> The application should offer a way of doing that.
>> Antoine
> I don't think the windows are minimized. The issue is that the window is
> closed, but he session in Xpra is still live without any windows.
> Steps to reproduce...
> Start a session with xemacs appliction.
> Attach the same from windows machine
> Close the xemacs window by clicking on 'X' button.
> You still see the command shell running and the session is listed on Linux
> machine. This leaves the session unused/orphan. You need to stop the session
> explicitly to cleanup.
> Since the window is closed, there is no way you can bring it back. 
> It would good (for end users) if we can dettach the session on closing the
> window. If we provide a prompt (Do you want to close OR dettach?), that
> would be ideal.
If that is what you need then simply start the server with:


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