Solved

rxvt ... -pixmap file[;geometry]

Posted on 1997-11-11
1
712 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-03
With  -pixmap parameter I can put a background image under rxvt. But, if the image is shorter than the area available, the image is deformed.
The question is: with geometry parameter it is possible tile the xpm file ? What is the exact meaning of the geometry option? How can I put a tiled image in the rxvt background ?

Thanks in advance,
cmagno@edinfor.pt
0
Comment
Question by:cmagno
1 Comment
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
xterm earned 50 total points
ID: 1633965
You can't tile an image in an rxvt.  The pixmap support right
now is only advanced enough to scale the pixmap on the fly to
fit the rxvt window.  I'm not sure what the geometry option
is in that context - I would have thought it only applied to
the size of rxvt itself.

Suggestion:  use xv to tile your favorite pixmaps as the root
window, then cut out a nice-sized chunk and use it for your
rxvt background.  Thats what I did.
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack!

The average business loses $13.5M per year to ineffective training (per 1,000 employees). Keep ahead of the competition and combine in-person quality with online cost and flexibility by training with Linux Academy.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Linux tcp ports listening for testing 4 63
AWS CLI - Issue with name display 2 73
cannot connect to openvpn server 9 76
Linux hostname change 2 72
rdate is a Linux command and the network time protocol for immediate date and time setup from another machine. The clocks are synchronized by entering rdate with the -s switch (command without switch just checks the time but does not set anything). …
If you have a server on collocation with the super-fast CPU, that doesn't mean that you get it running at full power. Here is a preamble. When doing inventory of Linux servers, that I'm administering, I've found that some of them are running on l…
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.

810 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question