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Old 02-23-2004, 09:07 AM   #1
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Eterm startup in Fluxbox

Hi all,

I have Eterm starting up (through ~/.fluxbox/Apps) automatically when Fluxbox starts.
But somehow it starts too fast (?), I mean, Eterm starts before the background is set (with fbsetbg) so instead of the transparancy I would like to have, it shows up with a black background.

Whenever I start Eterm after that, it shows up transparent (=with my desktop background in it).

Here is a snap from the XFree86 log file:

> BScreen::BScreen: managing screen 0 using visual 0x22, depth 16
> Eterm: Error: Unable to locate desktop window. If you are running Enlightenment, please
> restart. If not, please set your background image with Esetroot, then try again.

BTW: i am not using Enlightenment, and I the background image is set with Esetroot (as fbsetbg -i is telling me)

can anyone tell me what the above-mentioned BScreen means?

So, please anyone who has a workaround to make Eterm correctly detect my desktop image when it startsup??

Cheers, Leon.
Old 03-05-2004, 08:53 AM   #2
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Ok, I will provide the answer myself ;-)

Just set the background with fbsetbg -l in ~/.xinitrc and all is fine!



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