Working with desktops or screens maybe.

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Sat Mar 7 11:46:51 MST 2009


On Sat, 2009-03-07 at 10:44 -0700, Joshua Lutes wrote:
> The first: I use MythTV and can ssh into my tv box just great to do
> various command line things.  However, sometimes my frontend will
> crash (usually when I am messing with settings or something) without
> taking the entire system down.  I'd like to be able to restart the
> frontend remotely without having to reboot the entire computer.  More
> generally, is it possible to push the mouse and keyboard on another
> computer over to my tv box?  I mean, so that I could easily open up
> Firefox and then start Pandora.  Is that something remote desktop can
> do?  I'd assume it doesn't reflect what you are doing on the screen
> though.

If I understand you correctly:
http://synergy2.sourceforge.net/

> The second: I have gotten into the habit of using four virtual
> desktops for different tasks.  I'd like to be able to tell The GIMP to
> always load on desktop three so that I don't have to go to desktop
> three and wait for it to load or move it over there piece by piece
> after it loads.  Thanks guys.

http://burtonini.com/blog/computers/devilspie

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