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A simple <code>~/.ratpoisonrc</code>
 
A simple <code>~/.ratpoisonrc</code>
 
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{{Box File|~/.ratpoisonrc|
 
  #Make escape (default C-t) not clash with mythTV key bindings
 
  #Make escape (default C-t) not clash with mythTV key bindings
 
  escape C-r
 
  escape C-r
 
  #Banish the mouse cursor out of the way.
 
  #Banish the mouse cursor out of the way.
 
  addhook switchwin banish
 
  addhook switchwin banish
 
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}}
 
External player commands may need some help to get mythfrontend fully focused on exit. eg.
 
External player commands may need some help to get mythfrontend fully focused on exit. eg.
 
   xine <options> %s ; ratpoison -c focus
 
   xine <options> %s ; ratpoison -c focus
  
 
[[Category:Software]]
 
[[Category:Software]]

Revision as of 07:25, 24 March 2007

Ratpoison is a lightweight window manager that is designed to require very little interaction with your mouse, hence the amusing name. That and the fact it also provides fullscreen windows with no decorations makes it ideally suited to a Myth FE system.

A simple .xsession for ratpoison and mythtv

ratpoison &
mythfrontend

A simple ~/.ratpoisonrc Template:Box File External player commands may need some help to get mythfrontend fully focused on exit. eg.

 xine <options> %s ; ratpoison -c focus