Re: Restoring Background after Stopping Animations

irb (irb@viopac.com)
Wed, 14 Mar 2001 18:24:11 -0800


* Clark Ashton Smith (CAS@futurerealms.com) [010314 17:51]:
> Hi,
> I'd like to configure a menu selection that would
> both, stop animations and restore a background image.
> I have played around trying to do this for a couple 
> of hours but...
> 
> Also, is there a way to see error messages that may
> be generated from my miss configured menu attempts?
 
Have you tried starting up X with something like "startx > ~/.xerrors
2>&1"?

Then you can bring up a terminal and tail -f ~/.xerrors.

Anyway, this is what works for me (on one line):

Exec "Stop animations" exec sh -c "killall xlock ; killall xearth ;
killall xfish ; killall xsnow ; ascommand.pl 'Module \"\" asetroot'"

Hope that helps.

/i.
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