It would improve the user experience if Thunar would remember window positions.
To avoid a huge collection of every window ever opened, it could be limited by default to the last 50 or 100 used paths.
Thanks for reporting, sounds like a reasonable thing to do!
Though I suppose it is the job of the window manager (xfwm4?) to that .. to be investigated.
Are you interested in working on it? I can provide guidance, but its unlikely that I will have time to implementing this myself.
I'd really like to help, but unfortunately my "programming" skills don't go much beyond PHP and Python scripting.
On the forum I saw a post, where someone posted a Bash script which implements this functionality in a quick and dirty way:
Maybe this could be polished up a bit for implementation.
I dont think it makes much sense to implement that only for thunar. So actually you request the following:
- Whenever an application window is closed, position and size could be stored in a FIFO (per application and per workspace)
- Whenever a new window is opened, the stored position/size could be recouvered from the FIFO (for that workspace/application)
... I'll just move the bug to xfwm4, lets see what Olivier thinks about it.
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