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Old 07-29-2005, 06:13 PM   #1
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Background colors and Wallpaper


Hey everyone,

I'm using fluxbox and fedora core 4 (might be a strange combination, whatever).
Here's the situation, I can change the wallpaper easily enough, be it a picture OR a solid color. Now the problem: I'm not into black. When I set a wallpaper image that is smaller than the entire desktop (I don't want to tile or stretch) the rest of the desktop that isn't the image is black. Can this be changed to, say white?

I've tried passing different options to fbsetbg (which I realize just calls another program) but I think it must be on a lower level that I have to change a config.

Thanks all..
 
Old 07-29-2005, 06:18 PM   #2
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xsetroot -bg <color>
 
Old 07-29-2005, 06:44 PM   #3
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That just changes the wallpaper to solid white, i.e. no image.
 
Old 07-29-2005, 07:28 PM   #4
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use the
xsetroot -bg white
command to set the actual color of the root window to white.

Then, use the
fbsetbg [options] </path/to/image>
to draw your bitmap.

If it still draws a black border around your image, the image setter you're using (run fbsetbg -i to find out which one) is drawing it's own window on top of or inside the root window and the border color will need set in that particular program.
 
  


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