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#1 2012-09-22 09:31:34

giancarlogiesa
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Registered: 2012-09-22
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[solved] how get the PID of the windows on top?

Hello,

how can i get the PID or the ID Window from the terminal of the windows that is on top or that have the focus?

sincerely, Giancarlo

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#2 2012-09-22 11:29:02

ToZ
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Re: [solved] how get the PID of the windows on top?

You can use the xdotool utility to get the pid of the active window like this:

xdotool getactivewindow getwindowpid

or the currently focused window like this:

xdotool getwindowfocus getwindowpid

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#3 2012-09-22 13:15:48

giancarlogiesa
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Re: [solved] how get the PID of the windows on top?

thank you very much!

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