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Re: [STUMP] Exec and dialog UI

From: Rafael Ibraim
Subject: Re: [STUMP] Exec and dialog UI
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2011 14:08:15 -0200

Thanks guys! Everything is working now.

2011/10/29 Mehul Sanghvi <address@hidden>:
> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 07:32, Rafael Ibraim <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hello! I'm trying to create a shortcut to netcfg-menu(for those who
>> don't know, it's a small dialog-like app that allows you to select
>> which network profile you want to activate), but both
>> (stumpwm:run-shell-command "sudo netcfg-menu") and
>> (stumpwm:run-commands "exec sudo netcfg-menu") aren't working(no
>> output is shown and nothing happens). Am I missing something?
>> PS* netcfg-menu is correctly configured in sudoers to *not ask* for
>> the root password.
>> Thanks!
> Since it is using dialog, it needs a terminal to run in, which you were 
> missing
> from your command.  What you might want to do is something like the following:
> (defcommand run-netcfg-menu () ()
>    "Run or switch to netcfg-menu"
>    (run-or-raise "urxvt -title NetCfg -name NetCfgt -n NetCfg -e
> netcfg-menu" ))
> Then you can bind run-netcfg-menu to a key combination.
> (define-key n (kbd "n") "netcfg-menu")
> I have keymap assigned to Mod4-x which I use for my own key
> combinations.  It means I just
> press the Windows key, then "x", and then whatever key combination I
> need to.  Sounds like
> a lot of keys, but really isn't.
> --
> Mehul N. Sanghvi
> email: address@hidden

Rafael Ibraim
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