Re: StarMenu with shell script

David Mihm (dmihm@rchitecture.com)
Fri, 1 Feb 2002 20:03:00 -0600


There would be no reason to start an instance of xterm, just use a shell:

sh -c "/path/to/script"

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david  mihm
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Burling" <llywrch@agora.rdrop.com>
To: <as-users@afterstep.org>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 4:40 PM
Subject: Re: StarMenu with shell script


> On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, OneWay wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> > I'm new mailinglist user.
> > I use AS 1.8.10 with source compilation on Debian 2.2r3
> >
> > Is someone able to tell me how can I do to have shell script command
> > actif in StarMenu ?
> > Example : in .../start/1_myscript
> >     Exec "Myscript" exec myScript &
> >
> > myScript is useful in xterminal, but StartMenu item is inactif (in
> > stipple style).
> >
> If StarMenu works like Wharf, I'd use the -e switch in xterm to start it,
> e.g.:
>
> Exec "Myscript" xterm -e myScript &
>
> I have the following lines in Wharf to launch a couple of non-X
applications:
>
>  *Wharf pine writeletter.xpm Exec "pine" rxvt -geometry +0+17 +sb -T 'Pine
for
> Geoff' -e pine &
>  *Wharf slrn ThreePeople.xpm Exec "slrn" rxvt -geometry 99x36+0+38 +sb -T
> 'Slrn' -e Newsreader &
>
> If this what you are looking for?
>
> Geoff
>
>
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