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Old 07-28-2003, 11:59 PM   #1
vexer
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idesk on the wackie tabackie


I get this when I add idesk& to my .xinitrc file.
In a terminal, i get the result i'm looking for, but if I close the terminal, idesk dies, wether or not I put an &

[IMG]ftp://209.105.205.9/screwed_idesk.jpg[/IMG]

-vexer
 
Old 07-29-2003, 12:14 AM   #2
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Update:

Problem fixed. And I'm quite happy. For anyone who has this problem here is my fix:

I created a file called .ideskfix (you can name it whatever you want). Inside this file I added 2 lines,
-----Clip
sleep 3
idesk&
-----Clip

sleep 3 is dependent on how fast your wm loads.

I then did a : chmod 777 .ideskfix

I then added this line to .xinitrc (some of you might use .xsession...)

--clip
.ideskfix&
---Clip

That line should be added before your wm is called to execute and you might have to add a path to your .ideskfix, since I placed it in my home dir, it would be /home/vexer/.ideskfix or ~/.ideskfix

Any questions/comments are welcome,

-vexer
 
  


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