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Old 12-18-2003, 07:56 PM   #1
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desktop terminal...


I am running gnome + fedora. I know I can access the terminal through redhat > system tools > terminal, but how do I get it on the deskop like the guy has it in this screenshot ?, without window manager decorations ?

http://members.optushome.com.au/benk...Screenshot.jpg
 
Old 12-18-2003, 08:09 PM   #2
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Right click on the desktop and select "Create Launcher".

Give it a name ("term" or whatever you want), select an icon, and put in the command.

If you don't know what terminal-emulator you want to use, put "gnome-terminal" for the command. Otherwise use whatever you want.
 
Old 12-18-2003, 08:17 PM   #3
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oh, sorry, I meant the actual terminal itself - in blue text at the bottom left, and in green text, at the bottom right.
 
Old 12-18-2003, 08:37 PM   #4
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It's all about the right options. Check the man for your terminal. For example, if you're using Eterm it would look something like that:

/usr/bin/Eterm -Ox --shade 0 --scrollbar off -f green --buttonbar 0 --font-fx none
 
Old 12-18-2003, 09:02 PM   #5
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Ive got it all, apart from hiding the window manager decorations..
 
Old 12-19-2003, 02:00 AM   #6
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I'm not sure about the terminal on the desktop, but the green text at the lower right is root-tail (or one of its clones). It's a great program that shows entries to any or all of your logs, and it's intended to run on your desktop background without window decorations.

Google for it.

Enjoy!
--- Cerbere
 
  


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