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I wonder if it is possible to disable resizing of a specific window using Devilspie?

I currectly have a terminal window docked to my desktop background with title bars and frame and everything removed, though i can still resize it and the little resize-button is still there in the bottom right corner.

I know that button can be removed on all windows, what i need is how to remove it on a specific window only, preferably without using compiz.


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What does your Devils Pie configuration file look like for the terminal? – wojox May 14 '11 at 22:59

(maximize) command may work. Edit following file.

gedit ~/.devilspie/yourprofile.ds

and add



(begin ...
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