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Old 11-11-2003, 07:24 PM   #1
leukozyt
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howto a window fix on background ?


i want to have a console session (like eterm) as the root window of the desktop.
how can i do this


help, im a bloody
 
Old 11-12-2003, 04:28 PM   #2
leukozyt
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i have it

Code:
###!/bin/sh
# This scripts runs Eterm on background (like the root-window)
# 2003-11-12
#
WINDOW_NAME="Eterm_on_Background"
AUSRICHTUNG="120x58+0+0" # WxH+X+Y
Eterm --title "$WINDOW_NAME" --trans --buttonbar 0 --scrollbar 0 --geometry "$AUSRICHTUNG" &
sleep 1
sawfish-client -e "(set-window-depth (get-window-by-name \"$WINDOW_NAME\") -50)"
 
Old 11-13-2003, 05:41 AM   #3
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If this is so that you can have information scrolling on your 'desktop', such as tailing the output of a log file, then check out root-tail.
 
  


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