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Old 07-29-2007, 08:42 PM   #1
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Find display?

Hi, i'm trying to get real transparent console instead of the fake transparent one for gnome-terminal. I need to pass a display as a parameter to the program, but I don't know how to get display numbers.
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Have you tried $DISPLAY?


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