Changing the backdrop
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Thu Nov 10 21:10:09 CET 2005
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On 11/10/2005 6:12 AM, Iain Scurrah wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 November 2005 19.46, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>This is pretty bizarre. It sounds like your shell is automatically
>>starting all child processes in a new session, which is almost certainly
>>not normal or default behavior.
>>Try this: *after* the call to xfce4-session, add a line with:
>>pkill -15 change_backdrop.sh
> Aha ! Thanks - that gave me the help I needed. (pkill -f change_backdrop.sh).
Good to hear.
> Just out of interest, going back to your first reply, what would be the
> cleanest fix ?
Heh, I re-read what I wrote originally, and I'm not sure what I had in
mind by 'cleanest fix'. Possibly fixing your setup so apps spawned from
a shell script aren't given their own session. But I have no idea how
to do that.
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