Re: [wmii] Yet another Background/Wallpaper Question

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 22:43:10 -0500

On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 09:28:42PM -0600, Nathan Neff wrote:
>I'm calling the following line from my ~/.wmii-3.5/wmiirc file:
>feh -bg-center ~/Pictures/Wallpaper/Arch/arch_wallpaper.png &
>It works, but the image only shows up on Tag 1, and it overlaps
>other windows. If I press Shift+Mod4+C, then the image goes away.
>In addition, when I bring up terminal on Tag1, it's started in Floating mode.

You need 2 -s, or feh reads it as: feh -b -g -c -e -n -t -e -r image.png

(and ignores the unknown options).

>I've seen examples where people put the above feh -bg-center command into
>~/.fehbg, and put this line in wmiirc.
>eval `cat ~/.fehbg`
>in their .wmiirc and I tried that, and I get the same results, plus
>I'm confused about
>why you wouldn't just make ~/.fehbg executable, or call the contents
>of .fehbg from

You would, but feh generates .fehbg and doesn't make it
executable. You'd be better off doing ". ~/.fehbg" or "sh ~/.fehbg".
I don't know what the feh man page writers are thinking.

Kris Maglione
If we wish to count lines of code, we should not regard them as lines
produced but as lines spent.
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Received on Wed Jan 07 2009 - 03:43:10 UTC

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