[kde-linux] Using the kde background setter with another window manager

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Fri Sep 8 09:50:46 UTC 2006

On Thursday 24 August 2006 20:21, mathias wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using kde apps daily for most of my needs, but I'm using Fluxbox as
> window manager.
> I'm using xinerama with two monitors, and I can't find any background
> setter which has xinerama features, until I look in kcontrol for
> severals minutes (it's seems to be appear in recents versions...)
> The question is : is it possible to use the apps which draw the
> background outside of kde window manager, and without running kdesktop ?
> And if it's possible, what is the name of this apps ?

The program painting the background is kdesktop

> Fluxbox use mousewheeling to change virtual desktop and right-clicking
> to pull-up the "startmenu", so I can't run kdesktop with Fluxbox...

Shouldn't the window manager intercept the events before they reach the 
desktop application?

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtcentre.org
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