Communicating with window managers through a JNI wrapper

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at
Thu Nov 8 02:55:23 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 11:52 +0100, Matthias Käppler wrote:
> Hi,
> we're developing a Java project that requires communication with the
> operating system's window management in order to perform basic
> operations on windows such as maximizing, minimizing, hiding and so
> forth. This interface has already been implemented for the Win32 API,
> and we are now targeting UNIX/Linux platforms running X11. 

Maybe you should look at libwnck. It was designed specifically for
interacting with the WM IIRC.


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