Launch an app in a Floating Window
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Most X11 applications support a flag --class to specify the class under which the application runs. Regolith is configured such that apps with a class of floating_window will launch with i3’s floating window mode.

Examples #

gnome-terminal #

Launch the terminal in floating mode:

$ gnome-terminal --class=floating_window

Firefox #

Launch Firefox in floating mode:

$ firefox --class=floating_window