Re: Aterm catching console messages

cajun (cajun@tdl.com)
Fri, 09 Apr 1999 15:05:58 -0700


Very good idea Coplan.  Thanks !!

Mike

Coplan wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 9 Apr 1999, Armando L. Caro Jr. wrote:
> 
> > I like to log into the same settings everytime, hence I don't use
> > the .workspace feature which starts up whatever I left open when I
> > logged out.  In my autoexec, I replaced calling .workspace with
> > .workspace.PERMANENT.  In this file I replaced the xconsole with aterm
> > -C, but when I log in... the aterm -C is never executed.  Instead I still
> > get a default white xconsole.
> >
> > Anyone know why this would be?  (I am using Afterstep 1.6.10-1 and aterm
> > 0.3.4)
> >
> I don't know how to solve _that_ particular problem...but I do have an
> alternative.  Try setting a system wide alias for Startx as follows:
> 
> startx='startx > ~/.xerrors 2>&1'
> 
> This will pipe the output to a file ~/.xerrors.  Then, in your autoexec
> file, load up aterm like such:
> 
> Exec  "I"  aterm -T atail --geometry +0+0 -e tail -f ~/.xerrors
> 
> You'll want to change the geometry to whatever you need and add more
> options as needed (before the -e).  The only reason I give it a title is
> so that I can call up different properties through the database file.  In
> my case, I set it so that it will have no decorations at all, it is sticky
> and winlist skips it.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
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