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Old 05-25-2003, 02:08 PM   #1
Ekim Gram
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How do you change to a cumtom background in Window Maker?


Ok, now after I got from Gnome to Window Maker in my last topic, I would like to know how do you change the background wallpaper to a custom one? The ones they give you are pretty boring and I would like to change to my old Gnome background, which is pretty cool. I'll see if I can find a link to where I got it from. It might of been from Devian Art or some other site like that.
 
Old 05-26-2003, 07:44 AM   #2
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bump?

The desktop I have now is fine if it can't be done but if it can I would love to know.
 
Old 05-26-2003, 08:08 AM   #3
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man xsetroot
man Esetroot
 
Old 05-26-2003, 10:14 AM   #4
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WindowMaker has its own utility for setting the background called wmsetbg. You can configure WindowMaker to restore the same background automatically on startup by using it.

wmsetbg -u /path/to/some_image.png

The -u tells WindowMaker to update its config. Use -h (or man wmsetbg) to see all the options.
 
Old 05-26-2003, 12:07 PM   #5
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Thanks a lot Kamsin, that worked wonderfully! I'm going to be sure to keep this topic bookmarked.
 
  


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