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Old 12-15-2010, 10:22 PM   #16
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Well, 1.42 works and I'm glad to have it, but I liked 1.40 much better.
In 1.42 the snow doesn't accumulate on the open windows, it just falls
directly to the bottom of the screen. OTOH, the Santa is better in
1.42, but, again, OTOH, I liked the reindeer better in 1.40.
Oh, well, as I said, good to have it nevertheless.
 
Old 12-16-2010, 11:35 AM   #17
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In 1.42 the snow doesn't accumulate on the open windows, it just falls directly to the bottom of the screen
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see the man page and the -wsnowdepth, -ssnowdepth and -nokeepsnow options
 
Old 12-16-2010, 02:56 PM   #18
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I think -nonopopup might be more appropriate...
 
Old 12-16-2010, 07:17 PM   #19
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I think -nonopopup might be more appropriate...
Yes, that is what I thought from reading the man page, but it didn't work.
Oh, well....
 
Old 12-17-2010, 07:25 PM   #20
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Ah, ha!
I've found that once "compositor" is turned off in Xfce, then the snow will accumulate on open windows as it is designed to do, without using any options when starting xsnow.
Ho, Ho, Ho.
 
Old 01-01-2011, 05:58 AM   #21
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Hi cwizardone,

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*Actually since there wasn't a package available, I compiled and installed 1.42.
Indeed the old xsnow did not work on my system but the newer version works beautifully on xfce. Only needs the new source and 2 small changes to the slackbuild for xgames in xap, perhaps PV would be interested in this small change?

Andrew

BTW Have we 'met' on aolu in the past?
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Old 01-01-2011, 07:34 AM   #22
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So to get it working as it used to on newer desktops, we have to disable xcompmgr?
 
Old 03-20-2011, 04:05 AM   #23
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Thanks PV and team:

Code:
xap/xgames-0.3-x86_64-3.txz:  Rebuilt.
  Upgraded to xsnow-1.42.  :)
We will all be ready for Xmas now!
 
Old 03-20-2011, 03:03 PM   #24
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Thanks PV and team:

Code:
xap/xgames-0.3-x86_64-3.txz:  Rebuilt.
  Upgraded to xsnow-1.42.  :)
We will all be ready for Xmas now!
Ditto.
Many Thanks.
 
  


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