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Get Window size in shell

I have a terminal running on the desktop and I would like to determine it's size and coordinates.

I'd like to get the parameters in the format required for gnome-terminal --geometry

Is there any file or variable that holds the geometry parameters of a running terminal?


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marked as duplicate by belacqua, Oli Mar 30 '11 at 17:03

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possible. does he want size in pixels or characters... – RobotHumans Mar 30 '11 at 16:28
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wmctrl -lG

xprop -spy

Also see fred.bear's answer in Get Window size in shell .

More info is available in How to programatically manipulate application windows? .

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