Re: AS Tools & Config Programs

David Taylor (
Sat, 08 Aug 1998 01:48:10 +1000

Thank you for your prompt reply, David.

>         Most, if not all, of the applets that are "for" AfterStep come
> with AfterStep, i.e. asclock, ascd, asmail, etc.

Well, hardly any of the popular tools came with my rpm package... such
as, ascd, asmixer, asppp, asmodem, astrash, etc...  and it's been
extremely difficult to track them down.  I am now hunting down astrash. 
I cannot find a site anywhere which has it.

> ! Also, can dockable applications designed for Windowmaker be used in
> ! Afterstep.  That is, there are quite a few nifty apps I found at the
> ! Windowmaker site that I'd like to use and swallow into my wharf... will
> ! this work?
>         All the programs work out of the box for AfterStep as well.  I
> happen to run wmppp, wmmixer, wmcdplay, and wmload.  You will need
> or to fully swallow these applets into the wharf as
> they require the entire 64x64 space.  The applets still function as
> advertised in lower versions of AS, only a small portion of the applet is
> cut off in the Wharf.

Where can I find rpm's of these releases?  I have, which I
thought was the latest stable release.  Once, I have one of these
releases (any ideas on which one) would it be more advisable to do a
complete reinstall of Afterstep, or is it fine to simply upgrade (via

Thanks for all your help. 

David Taylor

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