Re: [As-users] Window positions after restarting AfterStep

Sasha Vasko (
Tue, 30 Nov 2004 09:10:59 -0600

Why don't you try upgrading to AfterSTep 2.0 and see if it does better 
for you ?

Renegade Muskrat wrote:
> Is there a setting to make AfterStep remember what desktop various 
> windows are on when the window manager is restarted? I don't mean 
> completely shutting down X, just restarting AfterStep.
> I'm using AfterStep 1.8.11 on Debian Sarge. If i restart the window 
> manager, all open programs get moved to the first screen of the first 
> desktop. If i have many programs open, it takes awhile to manually sort 
> them out and put them back where they were. I used to have an older 
> version of AfterStep (probably 1.6.x) on Red Hat 6.2 and it did not have 
> this problem; if i told AfterStep to restart, window borders and other 
> window manager-related decorations would go away momentarily while it 
> restarted, but open programs would all stay exactly where they were 
> before the restart.
> Is this a feature that was removed with later versions, or is there just 
> some setting that i haven't found yet? Thanks in advance for any help.
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