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Old 08-21-2014, 10:47 AM   #1
Pinonoir
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Unable to remember background in i3 with Feh


The problem comes from logging out and back in with i3. The session does not remember my wallpaper settings with feh, which forces me to run feh--bg-scale /path/to/file.png every time. I've read the Archwiki on it and tried setting the regular call in my .xinitrc and also tried sh ~/.fehbg &. Both didn't work. I also tried to put it into the i3 config and it threw errors. I'd really like this to work because I'm enjoying i3 immensely so far, it's just a minor nuisance.

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Old 08-22-2014, 08:08 AM   #2
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I also tried to put it into the i3 config and it threw errors.
Would help to see those errors. This is what I have in my i3 config:
Code:
exec eval $(cat ~/.fehbg)
Works fine for me.
 
Old 08-23-2014, 05:48 PM   #3
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Redoing the command in .xinitrc with
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feh --bg-scale /path/to/file &
solved the issue.
 
  


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