[mythtv] Minimizing and restoring an external application by pressing a mythtv menu button?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jun 1 12:04:04 UTC 2007

On 06/01/2007 03:54 AM, florin baiduc wrote:
> I plan to launch an external application from a MythTV menu (in the
> background by using exec &). This starts then minimized Has anyone
> have any clue on how can one restore this already running application
> by pressing the same MythTV button? I presume there should be some
> call to the windowmanager, but my search returned no good results
> (still looking around). This would be really useful for example for
> skype and other "always on" applications..

Please ask on the -users list.  When you do, you should specify which WM
you're using, too, as it's purely a WM issue (not a Myth thing).


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