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Old 06-28-2004, 03:15 PM   #1
gensis
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Question Background Unable to show with Fluxbox 0.1.14 Slackware 10



Thanks in Advance for reading my problem
Some specs first
Using Slackware 10
Fluxbox 0.1.14
Logon as ROOT

I installed Slackware 10 and decided to try out fluxbox. menu editing seemed easy and got everything up. But when tried to add a simple wallpaper to the background it was difficult, but i hope with everyone's help i should be able to do it.
I did alot of googling and all pointed the doc file on flux's site

I went on to read about the documentation on how to add background pictures

fluxbox.sourceforge.net/docbook/en/html/chap-bg.html

however i did the exact same thing in the .flux/init file using a txt editor and after i click on fluxbox-menu > reload config and even restarted x i no wallpaper

here is a direct quote from my .fluxbox/init
session.screen0.rootCommand: fbsetbg -f /root/bg/mgs2.jpg

Next i did a find / -name 'fbsetbg*'
And no success. I am wondering if i should get cvs version of fbsetbg recommended from

http://www.xs4all.nl/~hanb/software/...x/fbsetbg.html

Lastly if that is the solution can some one please show me the command using CVS to download the file from the cvs server?


Thank you in advance
Please Help this
 
Old 06-28-2004, 05:04 PM   #2
mikshaw
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That's one solution. Another solution is to change the root command to a program you may already have installed, for example: Esetroot or xv
 
Old 06-28-2004, 09:19 PM   #3
gensis
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mike thx alot!
figured it out myself, some common mistakes i had involoving not using my brain.
the problem was that i forgot to download the file <fbsetbg> and chmod it.

Thx alot mike for your hints, next goal is to make my consoles transparent ^^
Thx mike again!

problem solved, if anyone need help on changing wallpaper subject feel free to email me XD
 
  


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