Outputs the current EWMH desktop name and window title
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Description

The output of ewmhstatus shall be fed to dzen2.

Provide the current desktop name and window title.

Read external informations from the fifo defined by the EWMHSTATUS_FIFO environment variable.

Usage

ewmhstatus [FONT_FAMILY [FONT_SIZE [HORIZONTAL_PADDING]]]

Layout

Current Desktop Name        Current Window Title         Fifo Informations

Example Panel

[ -e "$EWMHSTATUS_FIFO" ] && rm "$EWMHSTATUS_FIFO"
mkfifo "$EWMHSTATUS_FIFO"
ewmhstatus | dzen2 -ta l &
i3status > "$EWMHSTATUS_FIFO" &

Requirements

XCB, Cairo.