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Just so I understand, I thought that when they talke transparent, that you can actually see the terminals and whatever is loaded behind the screen you are looking at. Am I correct or incorrect. The script I am using is aterm -bg black -fg white -tr -sh 90 -g -85X40
Someone, please set me straight. Right now, I cannot see the terminals behind each screen.
Well, I don't use background image on the terminal anymore. I thought it was kinda slow. At that time, I believe, you had to use an ".xpm image. If you have gimp installed, open the image you want to use as desktop for your aterm, save as .xpm, then do:
aterm -pixmap <path to your image.xpm>
maybe you could use jpg or png today.. I really don't know
My pleasure I hope you can get it to work though. About the CD-R, hmmmm, good question, it should be at least detected during the installation process. Which distro are you using? Could you please post here your /etc/fstab file? Usually they are mounted at /cdrom2 or /mnt/cdrom2, it really depends of the distro and where you want to mount it
ok, I also need info for two things. First, I tried installing the pixmap file I created and it says something to the effect bad option "home/sellsw1711/cyber10.xpm. What is the proper syntax. Secondly, I would like to make the actual background of the screen this xpm. Can you help me out and give me the insight I need.
well, should I manually add it, I just learned how to edit the fstab. I can do it if I have to. It is amazing what you learn when you install slack on a computer. It forces you to somewhat master the tasks you need to get things done on your computer. Give me 3 months and I will be dangerous.
well, I am on another comptuer, so hold on a sec
/dev/hda5 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hda3 / ext2 defaults 1 1
/dev/hda2 /home ext2 defaults 1 2
/dev/hda1 /fat-c vfat defaults 1 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 auto, user, ro 1 0
/dev/fdo /mnt/floppy auto noauto, owner 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5, mode=620 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
Try that one of for size. I will have to look to see if there are some special configs for xpm and I was wondering if you know the script to change the background in flux.
Hmmmm, that would be more your call . I mean, If you have two Cdroms (one DVD and one CD-r like me) and you've set the DVD as master and is /dev/cdrom, then maybe your CD-r is slave and is the device located at /mnt/cdrom1. This is just a wild guess, you know your computer better then I do . The follow steps should work:
make a mount point: mkdir /mnt/cdrom1
mount your CD-R at fstab, here guessed as /dev/cdrom1: /dev/cdrom1 /mnt/cdrom1 udf,iso9660 defaults,user,noauto,ro 0 0
either reboot or mount it manually: mount /dev/cdrom1 /mnt/cdrom1
About Fluxbox, sorry, I used blackbox and xfce only
Last edited by Mega Man X; 03-14-2004 at 07:15 PM.