Replacing a window icon in X11?
daniel.kasak at 247realmedia.com
Wed Apr 1 15:43:50 PDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 17:53 -0400, Wirawan Purwanto wrote:
> Today most window managers has an area on the top left corner of the
> window decoration which shows a small bitmap, which in Windows world
> called "icon". I wonder if there is any way for an external program, if it
> knows the window ID of a given X11 window, to change that image to
> something else.
This is a function of the 'window manager', and not the x server.
Enlightenment-0.17 ( http://www.enlightenment.org ) is one such window
manager that allows you to select your own icons for applications, and
match them via window class, window name, etc. In fact it's quite
themable and configurable.
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