Justin Mason wrote:
>Ronan Cunniffe writes:
>>>I'm pretty sure the trick is done using a Property on the X root display
>or similar -- see 'xprop -root', for example.
>>I didn't really dig deepdeepdeep into this. Fairly obviously, it would
have to be from the X layer, but it was enough (for me) to discover that
this really weird magnetic affinity for the machine I was typing on
actually originated in a baroque shellscript that I could actually look at.
I use mozilla normally, so I used firefox remotely. Worked nicely. :-)
(Actually, I realise, the reason they may have pulled this stunt was to
avoid the "oh-my-god-its-eaten-my-bookmarks" problem.)
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