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Old 03-04-2004, 04:40 PM   #1
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WindowMaker Clock MDK 9.2


When I start WindowMaker and run "ps aux" I see a process for wmCalClock-WindowMaker with a variety of flags set, which refers to the Clock set up by default on Mandrake 9.2

Can someone tell me where in the startup scripts this is initialised? The d*mn thing is set to bleep on the hour every hour and I want to modify it's startup flags. I've looked everywhere.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 03-05-2004, 11:24 AM   #2
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Solved it. Just thought I'd post the solution if anyone wanted to customise the Clock in WindowMaker.

The file to edit is ~/GNUstep/Defaults/WMState

There is another file that refers to wmCalClock,down in the /usr/share/mdk/WindowMaker directory but it appears to be ignored.

WMState must be edited outside of WindowMaker, say at a text prompt, as the file will reset itself if you edit the file via a virtual terminal within WindowMaker.

type man wmCalClock for a list of options for customising the clock. Else, simply remove "-b 100" to get rid of that annoying hourly bleep!
 
  


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