ah, desktop icons

Robin Haswell rob at digital-crocus.com
Mon Feb 13 18:21:58 CET 2006

Inotify is big these days. What about using that instead (if available)?


Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Jens Hagerman wrote:
>>I agree with this, would be nice to have the ability to toggle
>>transparent/solid (and even solid color) background for the text.
>>Furthermore, i'm missing a way to update the icons without having to
>>restart xfdesktop, maybe bind it to F5 like in thunar, until automatic
>>change detection is implemented.
> File system monitoring is available if thunar is compiled with support
> for Gamin/FAM. xfdesktop just uses the thunar-vfs library. If FAM/Gamin
> support is not available, both xfdesktop and Thunar will not be informed
> about changes to the file system done by other processes.
> Still, I think that F5 would be nice to have for xfdesktop.
>>Jens (who finally has managed to compile Xgl and is now playing around ;-) )
> Benedikt (who doesn't care about Xgl)
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