Is this software publicly available? I’ll probably have to replicate to try stuff out as I’m not sure off hand what to do. Indeed some of our apps boot up like that and you have to full screen it afterwards.
For reference - here’s what the MATLAB settings are doing - they’re creating that menu bar that I have open there that has firefox, terminal and a file manager. There’s no desktop.
If you want the enitre desktop - i think this is the command. Instead of launching xfce4-panel you launch xfce4-session. Though even with the panel you should be able to drag the application around and resize it.
# Start up xfce desktop (block until user logs out of desktop)
Yes, for the MATLAB config, I understood there were several panels, so I did actually try to simplifiy that config file and remove all the panels except the one for the main application. But, I am not sure if that change was actually picked up, as I could not spot any difference in how the application was shown.
Just a note - I am not sure if I need to change something in the vnc settings or the desktop (gnome/mate/xfce) settings.
So far, “whatever” I try (not meaning that what I tried is correct) I see no changes in the panel size when the app opens. Where whatever is changing obvious parameters in the xfce config file, trying some geometry settings in the script.sh.erb etc.
So maybe it is vnc that needs to be set up differently. But what would that be then?