Re: multiple wmmon applets in wharf

Jeff Jadwin (
Mon, 18 Jan 1999 19:44:11 +0000

In light of all the replies regarding using a transparent aterm vs. rt, I went
with the aterm.  Thadeu's method worked great, and with minor adjustments to
the command line looked perfect.

        Thanks to all who replied,

Andrew Sullivan wrote:

> On Mon, 18 Jan 1999, Jeff Jadwin wrote:
> > ....While I'm at it, I have one other question.  On some screenshots
> > I've seen, it looks like people are using tail or something similar to
> > echo log files to the root window.
> There is a program called "rt" that will allow you to write messages from
> various sources on the root window.  It is slightly less
> processor-intensive than using a transparent *term, I understand, although
> it's not perfect.  I got the version I use through freshmeat.  This
> version is rt-0.0.4B.tgz.
> Andrew