Re: Pager

Sasha Vasko (
Sat, 06 Mar 1999 15:12:54 -0600

Graeme Bunyan wrote:
> Isn't there some way I can prevent Pager from copying my background file
> to <desk>_background in the non-configurable directory?  I have limited
> disk space available so I really only want one copy of every file in my
> home directory.
> I like being able to switch backdrops instantly, which I can't do if I
> set the PagerDesktopImage to something other than the standard
> ~/G/L/A/non-config/<desk>_background file.  At the moment I've set up a
> symbolic link from my <desk>_background files pointing to the actual jpeg
> in my ~/G/L/A/backgrounds directory, but if I use the startmenu to change
> background pixmaps I'm back to square one as the link will be overwritten.
> I have tried using asetroot but the output is noticably grainier.  Anyone
> know how to get around this?

Ther is no way to be able to switch backgrounds and not having
them copied in 
to non-configurable. And there are reasons for that - like you
may change  contents
of your backgrounds directory at any time, even removing current
files, and that
will not have any effect on Pager.

> Thanks,
> Graeme.