[winswitch] A Hopefully Quick Question About Xpra.

Dan DaCosta chaosape at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 16:47:02 GMT 2015

On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 9:43 AM Stroller <stroller at stellar.eclipse.co.uk>

> > 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 perfectly fair question! I am eventually hoping to build more
functionality on to the top of this little experiment.

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

Dan DaCosta

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