Re: More Backgrounds...

David Mihm (davemann@ionet.net)
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 01:22:15 -0500 (CDT)


On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Coplan wrote:

! Aterm and xearth question....
! 
! I'm useing xearth, and I want to have one of my aterm sessions
! (specifially one that logs the console) completely invisible.  Now here's
! the thing...
! 
! My call command is:
! aterm -tr -sh 100 -T roottail --geometry 75x7+0-0 --font 6x13 
! -e tail -f ~/.xerrors
! 
! (Just a note...I have to do a "-sh 100" because my default is set to
! 20...so I have to change it here).  
! 
! Anyhow...in my autoexec file, I execute xearth first...then I execute
! aterm afterwards.  Meanwhile, what happens is it shows up with a
! transparant image of the background wallpaper _UNTIL_ some things scroll
! by, then it will shows the xearth as it should.  The problem is, however,
! that some parts that never had any text showing on it still shows as a
! black background.  
! 
! The Question:
! Is there a way that I can get aterm to update automatically
! every time the background is changed?  

	Sounds like you either need to update to the most recent version
of aterm - 0.3.4 .  If this doesn't work (which I think it will), then add
a

Wait	"I"	xearth

line to 'autoexec' after you start xearth.

HTH
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