Re: [wmii] Yet another Background/Wallpaper Question

From: Uriel <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 03:14:30 +0100

Are you people fucking retarded?!?!

First of all screen backgrounds are useless and idiotic, if you like
nice pictures hang a painting on your wall.

And even if we ignore that; *what the hell* does a window manager have
to do with with setting your X background? Have GNOME and KDE made
everyone in this planet terminally braindead?



On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 4:28 AM, Nathan Neff <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've seen various posts on the mailing list about how to set a
> background image in wmii.
> Of course, background images aren't that useful if you're doing
> anything, but I like to
> see something cool when I start wmii.
> 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.
> I also tried running the "feh" command from the command line after wmii started,
> but that image also hogs the Tag and doesn't show any other windows
> that I start up.
> 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
> wmiirc.
> Any ideas? I'm using wmii 3.6 on Arch Linux.
> Thanks,
> --Nate
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