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Old 03-07-2004, 07:09 AM   #1
Astroboy
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Post where to put wallpapers so its common to all users..


hi,
(bit of a newbie question) im running mandrake 9.0 w/ Windows Maker and i want a place to put wallpapers that would be common to all users so that windowmaker notices them, instead of putting them into each users " ~/GNUstep/Library/WindowMaker/Backgrounds " directory.

thanks

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Old 03-07-2004, 08:22 AM   #2
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Well, you could create a common directory to place them in and instead of putting them in each users home directory, just create a link to the common place you've setup for it..
 
Old 03-07-2004, 05:54 PM   #3
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its ok, thanks

I found it on a site. Its " /usr/local/share/WindowMaker/Backgrounds "
OR
"/usr/X11R6/share/WindowMaker/Backgrounds "

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