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I appreciate everyones help with all my aterm issues. I have another one. Now that it is working, the pictures in the background come thorough messed up. The colors are all jacked up. They are distorted with almost hot spots kind of. If anyone has seen any movie showing infrared scenes (predator), it is kind of like that. I don't know if there is something I can do, or if it is my graphics card.
Please help a novice
Perhaps a screenshot of this might help us. As Zero-0-Effect said, if you tint the tranparent background everything will have a red tint to it. So if you have something green on your desktop it will look blue in aterm(Red+Green=Blue(I think)).
I tried someone's script and it took the bad coloring off the screen. I am just wondering though, does anyone know how to change the background in slackware. I know everything is terminal. That and changing the resolution as well.
It depends on what WM you use. I use Gnome and you just right click on the desktop. As far as your resolutions, that is handled with XF86config. It will ask you for default resolutions and color depths, and you can cycle through them once the WM is loaded by ctrl+ or ctrl-. If you use kde it should be similar and simple to change the background. Pick your WM with wmconfig.
Are you saying that .fluxbox is not in the home directory or that you can't find the init file in .fluxbox?
If your doing "ls" in your home directory then .fluxbox won't show up.
Try the following in your home directory
That will show you all the directories/files including the hidden ones. I'm no guru or even anywhere close but if you installed Fluxbox then the .fluxbox directory pretty much has to be in your home directory as far as I understand it.