Running non-KDE programs on the root window
mzarra at extraquest.com
Mon Mar 10 17:16:29 GMT 2003
Another option is to use kstart --type desktop which will run your application
in the desktop window.
On Monday 10 March 2003 3:52 am, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> Danie Roux wrote:
> > I've never been a KDE fan, but 3.0 opened my eyes. With 3.1 I just
> > want to say: Thank you, excellent job. I changed over to KDE
> > exclusively.
> > Except for one thing:
> > I ran programs on my root window (root-tail to be exact). KDE doesn't
> > let me do that it seems. I have this in my .xsession:
> > root-tail /home/life/var/server_log_on_mail,white &
> > startkde
> > KDE overwrite the root window. Is there a way to accomplish this?
> Yes. Kill kdesktop. The downside is that you won't have any icons on the
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