[LAD] [LAU] [ANN] LADI Session Handler - Preview 1

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Thu Sep 3 10:45:21 UTC 2009

hollunder at gmx.at wrote:
> I'm using a WM (called awesome) that can do tiling for everyday tasks as
> well as audio. Since I have a rather small screen I use it mostly to get
> every app fullscreen. When trying to use it for audio I ran in some
> trouble. Applications like ardour require a lot of screen estate, on my
> screen it hardly fits on the screen. Many other apps have a similar
> minimum size that is simply not handled gracefully, at least by this WM.
> Another problem is with applications that don't resize at all or that
> apparently can't be handled in tiling mode. One such example is jkmeter.
> So from my experience with awesome I'd say that it's theoretically a
> nice idea but doesn't quite work that way. When you look at the
> screenshots at tiling WM homepages you see mostly terminals, probably
> for a reason. Maybe other WMs work better, but from my experience I'd
> say that a WM that remembers window positions or where you could
> specify them would probably work better, but I still have to explore
> if that's possible with my WM.
> Regards,
> Philipp

When running Ion2 some years ago, there only was one application that 
was hiding a window, IIRC it wasn't an audio application, all other 
applications were fine at maximal 1024x768 or maybe it was just 800x600.

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