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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.
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Customized xterm as a "run" command dialog, instead of fbrun, rofi, gmrun, or whatever

Posted 09-20-2020 at 06:40 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 10-11-2020 at 04:54 PM by the dsc (title got largely cut out for some reason)
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WARNING: it may cause some issues with bash_history files if not set up properly. If you run a xterm from it the xterm will inherit the command dialog history and so forth. I'm not even using it anymore, but rofi again.


I've just found out that this is possible, adapting from someone who in turn shared some tweaks to use it instead of yet another terminal: https://www.fvwm.org/Wiki/Tips/XTermRunDialogue/

But instead of quite just that, I have this script:...
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