On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 05:25:24PM +0100, Pieter Donche wrote:
>
> On Thu, 26 Mar 2009, Frank Shute wrote:
> 
> >On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 08:39:38AM +0100, Pieter Donche wrote:
> >>
> >>On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Polytropon wrote:
> >>
> >>>On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 16:21:48 +0100 (CET), Pieter Donche
> >>><pieter.don...@ua.ac.be> wrote:
> >>>>What precise command do I have to write in what startup file,
> >>>>so that this does the same thing on FreeBSD/KDE3.5 ?
> >>>
> >>>I have the following line in my ~/.xinitrc:
> >>>
> >>>   xbiff -geometry 50x50+0+998 &
> >>>This is for the lower left corner of a 1400x1050 21" CRT.
> >>>If you think you need further options, consult "man xbiff". :-)
> >>
> >>>From a terminal window command line xbiff -geometry 50x50-5+5 & puts
> >>it in my upper right corner, but if I put that in my .xinitrc
> >>(and chmod 755 ~/.xinitrc) nothing happens. Are you using kdm window
> >>manager or xdm ? (I have in my /etc/ttys:
> >>ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/kdm -nodeamon" xterm on secure)
> >>
> >>Would .xinitrc not be processed by kdm window manager?
> >
> >Probably not.
> >~/.xinitrc is only run when you use startx and ~/.xsession is used
> >when you run the display manager xdm(1).
> >I believe kdm also uses xsession.
> 
> no xbiff icon neither when put in an .xsession file
> Also nothing to see about this xbiff in the file
> .session-errors-MYDISPLAYNAME:0
> ??

My memory sucks :(

Since you haven't got an answer here, I guess you will have to post to
a KDE list.

Or alternatively use a KDE biff.

Or launch xbiff& from an xterm or similar in KDE.


Regards,

-- 

 Frank 


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