App GUI positioning in Desktop-shell for weston

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at
Fri Jan 13 11:47:21 UTC 2017

On Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:58:23 +0530
Ajmal <ajeeshb4u at> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Ajmal" <ajeeshb4u at>
> Sent: ‎28-‎12-‎2016 06:53 PM
> To: "wayland-devel at" <wayland-devel at>
> Subject: App GUI positioning in Desktop-shell for weston
> Hai,
> I am trying to run an application on Weston desktop shell. I am using
> 3 shared displays. Everytime I try to run the app, the GUI comes at a
> different position. How can I control this. In ivi shell I am able to
> control the layer and surface using LayerManagerControl. Is there a
> similar mechanism in desktop shell? How do I position my app in the
> desired display at a particular position of my choosing? I am just
> starting with Weston. Please help


there is no desktop protocol extension to do that currently.

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