Refreshing desktop thru command line

Sohail Somani sohail at
Sun Sep 28 22:27:33 BST 2003

On Sun, 2003-09-28 at 15:20, Andrew Wendt wrote:
> On Sunday 28 September 2003 13:25, you wrote:
> > > Doesn't the other dcop command I mentioned do this?
> > > dcop kdesktop KBackgroundIface changeWallpaper
> >
> > Not so far as I've tried it.
> >
> > Its pretty weird.
> Strange. I wonder if I'm running a newer KDE than you are.
> I suppose in that case, I would make the script switch back and forth between 
> two filenames each time... ~/pics/desktop1.jpg and ~/pics/desktop2.jpg 
> perhaps?
In fact its even easier than that. i can just pass an empty string ('')
as the filename parameter and that replaces it with the flat background
and no file i/o is required then i pass it the desktop.jpg parameter

seems to be ok so far.

thanx for ur help dude
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