access to the root window (e.g. xearth)
Gerhard den Hollander
gerhard at jasongeo.com
Wed Jan 15 12:56:52 GMT 2003
* Christian Herzyk <christian at systrade.de> (Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 12:01:56PM +0100)
> Hi Dan,
> > From: kde-admin at mail.kde.org [mailto:kde-admin at mail.kde.org]On Behalf Of
> > Dan Langille
> > I've been trying to get xearth to work on the root window with KDE.
> > I've failed. "xearth -noroot" works, but isn't what I want as that
> > creates a separate window. I'm trying to get xearth to appear in the
> > background. Clues please?
> > This post seems to indicate such things will not work with KDE, but
> > it's dated early 2001.
> > http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde&m=98297938723912&w=2
> No real change here, as of 3.0.5 at least. The only way I know of (and use
> for root-tail) is to kill kdesktop.
> I can live with the downside of not having desktop icons. Unfortunately the
> Alt+F2 combo is part of kdesktop and I use that a lot.
KDE3.1 now has an option to run a program as a background
(xearth , xglobe and/or whatever you want )
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