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Old 02-16-2004, 09:38 PM   #1
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Question terminal questions...


hi

i have a few questions...

Q1: How do i make rxvt transparent?

Q2: How can run programs by typing their name in a terminal and close the terminal
without closing the program running?

Q3: How can i start a terminal with specific details like the color and font of the terminal?

thanks guys
 
Old 02-16-2004, 09:51 PM   #2
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man rxvt
and look through the manual to find the arguments used to answer questions 1 and 3
nohup programname
and then close the terminal ;-)
 
Old 02-16-2004, 09:56 PM   #3
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thanks you

but ive read in the man file for rxvt and it says in the begining that it can be transparent but i cant find where it shows you how lol i tried

rxvt -transparent but that didnt work...
 
Old 02-16-2004, 10:11 PM   #4
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rxvt -tr
should do it
 
Old 02-16-2004, 10:25 PM   #5
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thanks drozz
 
Old 02-16-2004, 11:13 PM   #6
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hrm.... the nohup thing doesnt work

is their like some command like -standalone or something so the program doesnt depend on the terminal it ran from?
thanks
 
Old 02-16-2004, 11:26 PM   #7
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programname &

I believe this is what you are looking for. Putting the ampersand (sp?) at the end of a command causes it to run in the background. Then you can close the shell or run other commands from the shell.
 
Old 02-16-2004, 11:35 PM   #8
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thanks patpawlowski

thanks worked :]
 
  


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