Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > Programming
User Name
Programming This forum is for all programming questions.
The question does not have to be directly related to Linux and any language is fair game.


  Search this Thread
Old 03-28-2008, 07:31 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2003
Posts: 791

Rep: Reputation: 39
background image for cgi file

Hi there --

Is there a way to have a background image for a cgi file? If so, what is the syntax that is used to accomplish this? Thanks.
Old 03-28-2008, 07:39 PM   #2
Registered: Mar 2008
Posts: 183

Rep: Reputation: 31
There's is no such thing as a "CGI File" unless you meant files with CGI extensions. and either way it wouldn't make sense for a file to have a background image.
Old 03-29-2008, 08:20 AM   #3
Registered User
Registered: Mar 2008
Posts: 104

Rep: Reputation: 15

CGI stands for Common Gateway Interface and means executable files that are launched through webservers. A CGI can be a binary application or some interpreted script.

CGI executables do not have backgrounds, but given the fact that their output usually becomes part of the output from the web server, it can generate HTML contents that apply a background image to a web page.


Fedora User

Last edited by simplicissimus; 04-02-2008 at 06:12 AM.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Background image in CDE EvilAngel Solaris / OpenSolaris 1 02-01-2005 01:24 AM
Background image.. Linux~Powered Linux - Software 2 02-13-2004 03:42 AM
Background Image podollb Linux - Software 2 10-14-2003 10:15 PM
can you have a process as a background instead of a image Bluesuperman Linux - Software 0 09-25-2003 01:30 AM
Changing the background image bripage Linux - General 3 01-25-2002 07:24 PM > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > Programming

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:25 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration