On Fri, 16 Sep 2005 torsten.butter@... wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I'm using IceWM on two different SuSE Linux distributions, 8.2 (IceWM 1.2.9) and
> 9.3 (IceWM 1.2.23) each with three workspaces. If I use SuSE 8.2 I can use
> "icewmbg background_img_01.xpm background_img_02.xpm background_img_03.xpm" to
> have different background images on each workspace. But if I use SuSE 9.3 it is
> not possible in this way. I have write the background images on the variable
> DesktopBackgroundImage in the file ~/.icewm/preferences.
> But what is the right syntax for this? I have tried so much possibilities
> without any success. Is it a problem of IceWM or of the Linux distribution? What
> is the right solution?
This was discussed here, maybe there is also a bug about it - as it is
some kind of bug in icewm. As workaround you can use "setroot".
> The next step: I work with my user account on different PCs, some with
> TwinView-Option and some with SingleView-Option. At SuSE 8.2 I can evaluate the
> file /var/log/XFree86.0.log for switching between dual and single background
> images inside the file .xinitrc. How should this work with static adjustments in
> a preferences file?
Do know what's going on.
> Best regards!