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    ratpoison and background image or color


    Hey guys,

    Im trying out ratpoison and love it, but have one q.

    How do you set a BG image or color besides basic ubuntu brown?
    can it be done through .ratpoisonrc?

    THANKS!

    --kainalu

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    Maybe this post below will help you.

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    I use nitrogen to set my background.

    It's in the Ubuntu repos.
    Ubuntu -- Details of package nitrogen in karmic

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    Thanks guys, between those two tips, thats all I needed to adopt ratpoison!

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    If you're looking at different window managers at all, I recommend giving pekwm a try. It's what won me away from openbox.

    A simple Pekwm guide urukrama’s weblog

    Howto: Install and configure Pekwm - Ubuntu Forums

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