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:I'll say this once: refrain from making baseless accusations, and focus on the article.  
 
:I'll say this once: refrain from making baseless accusations, and focus on the article.  
 
:As to the section, it won't work as /usr/share is not user-writeable - either use a root prompt (#), or replace the ''cd'' with ''cp''. There's also  {{ic|unrat.c}}. -- [[User:Alad|Alad]] ([[User talk:Alad|talk]]) 20:46, 21 October 2015 (UTC)
 
:As to the section, it won't work as /usr/share is not user-writeable - either use a root prompt (#), or replace the ''cd'' with ''cp''. There's also  {{ic|unrat.c}}. -- [[User:Alad|Alad]] ([[User talk:Alad|talk]]) 20:46, 21 October 2015 (UTC)
 
  
 
::Alad, Thank you and advice taken. I wasn't aware of unrat.c. I found info on mouse usage in ratpoison practically nonexistent. Ratpoison is old and possibly uncommonly used today, not to mention with mouse? Have you tried or used unrat.c? I'd be interested in how it differs from sloppy. If not, I'll have to test it.
 
::Alad, Thank you and advice taken. I wasn't aware of unrat.c. I found info on mouse usage in ratpoison practically nonexistent. Ratpoison is old and possibly uncommonly used today, not to mention with mouse? Have you tried or used unrat.c? I'd be interested in how it differs from sloppy. If not, I'll have to test it.
 
::--[[User:Jeff story|Jeff story]] ([[User talk:Jeff story|talk]]) 21:23, 21 October 2015 (UTC)
 
::--[[User:Jeff story|Jeff story]] ([[User talk:Jeff story|talk]]) 21:23, 21 October 2015 (UTC)
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:::Looks like it's a poor man's version of [[Unclutter]]: [http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/ratpoison.git/tree/contrib/unrat.c] and [https://tronche.com/gui/x/xlib/input/XWarpPointer.html]. -- [[User:Alad|Alad]] ([[User talk:Alad|talk]]) 21:43, 21 October 2015 (UTC)

Revision as of 21:43, 21 October 2015

To enable focus follows mouse:

I'd like to add this info to the wiki. Since it's actually useful and includes commands, it will likely get deleted based on past wiki admin behavior.

Possibly this comment could be allowed remain in place?

$ cd /usr/share/ratpoison/
$ gcc -o sloppy sloppy.c -lX11
$ /usr/share/ratpoison/sloppy

—This unsigned comment is by Jeff story (talk) 22:21, 21 October 2015‎. Please sign your posts with ~~~~!

I'll say this once: refrain from making baseless accusations, and focus on the article.
As to the section, it won't work as /usr/share is not user-writeable - either use a root prompt (#), or replace the cd with cp. There's also unrat.c. -- Alad (talk) 20:46, 21 October 2015 (UTC)
Alad, Thank you and advice taken. I wasn't aware of unrat.c. I found info on mouse usage in ratpoison practically nonexistent. Ratpoison is old and possibly uncommonly used today, not to mention with mouse? Have you tried or used unrat.c? I'd be interested in how it differs from sloppy. If not, I'll have to test it.
--Jeff story (talk) 21:23, 21 October 2015 (UTC)
Looks like it's a poor man's version of Unclutter: [1] and [2]. -- Alad (talk) 21:43, 21 October 2015 (UTC)