Starting wine virtual desktop minimized

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Jan 2 09:46:34 CST 2017

Austin English <austinenglish at> writes:

> Howdy,
> I'm looking for a way to start a virtual desktop and have it be
> minimized, similar to:
> wine start /min notepad 
> But for the desktop itself. My goal is to be able to run
> winetest/winetricks-test/etc. with minimal graphical interface if I'm
> using the machine myself.

Your window manager probably has an option for this, otherwise you
should be able to use xdotool once the window is created. I expect that
a number of tests will fail in minimized mode though.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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