LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-13-2004, 09:53 PM   #1
tavilach
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 38

Rep: Reputation: 15
Fluxbox fbsetbg Not Working!


I'm loving fluxbox, but I'm finally realizing why the backgrounds from themes I've downloaded don't show up...

You see, I tried to customize fluxbox by manually entering the path to my favorite background, and still...nothing! I double checked the path again and again...

fbsetbg just ain't doing anything!

Haha...whoa...I just realized that there was one style that did display a background, and I took a look at it. It uses Esetroot!

Umm...what's the difference between fbsetbg and Esetroot?
 
Old 07-14-2004, 02:26 PM   #2
mikshaw
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Maine, USA
Distribution: Slackware/SuSE/DSL
Posts: 1,320

Rep: Reputation: 45
fbsetbg is a wrapper, not an actual application. It uses (or tries to use) whatever background-setting app you have installed. It should work fine with Esetroot, but apparently it doesn't for you.
My suggestion is to check the permissions of fbsetbg, and try running it from a terminal to see what error(s) you might receive. Another option is to change the root command in your styles to Estetroot, or remove any fbsetbg options from the root command which Esetroot may not be able to use.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fbsetbg bug in fluxbox 0.9.12 corbis_demon Linux - Software 0 01-30-2005 07:02 AM
Fluxbox Probelm: fbsetbg error Chryyz Linux - Software 2 12-20-2004 03:52 PM
fluxbox : fbsetbg aje Slackware 1 11-13-2004 09:05 PM
strange, slack10 (fluxbox) no "fbsetbg" ?? gplacek Slackware 5 10-07-2004 10:27 AM
fbsetbg not working bingbang Linux - Newbie 2 05-08-2004 04:25 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:49 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration