Starting an app (via the CLI) and having its window appear on "all desktops"

Randy Kramer rhkramer at
Tue Nov 14 02:08:25 GMT 2006

On Monday 13 November 2006 05:10 pm, Christian Mueller wrote:
> Am Montag, 13. November 2006 22:48 schrieb Randy Kramer:
> > I'd like to be able to start an application (in this case, a non-kde
> > application--does it make a difference?) from the CLI and have its window
> > appear on all desktops (as in To Desktop -> All Desktops).  Is there a
> > way to do that?
> kstart can do that.
> I just tried with xeyes, a non-KDE program:
> kstart --alldesktops xeyes
> Works for me.


Wonderful, thank you!

And, in this case, it placed the window exactly where the previous 
window/instance was, which is just what I want!

Randy Kramer

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