Re: pager and background

Derick Wong (
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 20:01:12 MYT

> > >I've got a problem with the changing of Background without an afterstep
> > >restart. With version 1.5 the changing worked fine. But with version
> > >1.6.10 and 1.7.111 I can't change the background without a restart. Any
> > >ideas what the problem could be?
> >
> > fixed in patch 04 to 1.7.111
>Nope. Actually it got worse. Now it show's no new background at all (I
>still see the remains of the gdm background)
>I tried xpm, jpg and png backgrounds. None worked. I also have xli and xv
>installed and both work perfectly. Can I set somewhere, that pager
>shouldn't try to handle the background by himself and just delegate the
My AfterStep 1.6.10 does not have the background problem. BTW, I'm running 
on SunOS 4.1.4. Just click start->Desktop->Pictures->*.xpm to change the 
background and you can see it almost instantly.

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