[winswitch] A Hopefully Quick Question About Xpra.

Stroller stroller at stellar.eclipse.co.uk
Wed Nov 4 15:42:34 GMT 2015

> On Tue, 3 November 2015, at 8:07 p.m., Dan DaCosta <chaosape at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Windows are not mapped onto the virtual screen until a client maps them
>> somewhere on their desktop.
>> And unmapped windows do not have pixmaps..
> What I would like to do is keep the window mapped until its destruction.
> This
> way, I can take accurate screenshots of running programs regardless of if I
> am attached  to them.

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but why don't you just have a program that attaches the Xpra screen, takes a screen shot and detaches?

I would have thought this might well be possible with nothing more than a shell script called from a cron job.


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