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doesn't work on the .xinitrc
Authored by: ateles on Jul 28, '03 10:17:56AM

Great little app, but it doesn't matter where I put the fspanel line in the .xinitrc file, the little panel doesn't show up..It works if I run it directly from the command line though....any ideas?

ateles

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doesn't work on the .xinitrc
Authored by: nichrome on Jul 28, '03 11:07:15AM

First, replace the "fspanel" word in the line with the full file path to the executable. Second, prefix the line with exec if it won't work otherwise -- ie. if fspanel is in /sw/bin, use (for example):

exec /sw/bin/fspanel -r300 -w28 -h22&



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doesn't work on the .xinitrc
Authored by: ateles on Jul 28, '03 03:23:54PM
Thanks, that works nice. Actually I have a second screen and could put the task bar there by putting a large number on the -l option (my main screen is on the left):

exec /usr/lcoal/bin fspanel -l2000 -w28 -h22&

great gadget!

ateles

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This is how I got it to work.
Authored by: c8h10n4o2 on Jul 28, '03 01:22:24PM
I have the Apple X11beta3 system installed and my setup is pretty simple. I noticed that the order the stuff is listed in .xinitrc seems to make a difference. This order worked for me:

# start xterm
xterm &

# add the taskbar
/sw/bin/fspanel -j -l500 -h40 -i32 -fn geneva-11 &

# start window manager
exec quartz-wm

Hope that helps. Howard

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doesn't work on the .xinitrc
Authored by: dafuser on Aug 07, '03 12:24:59AM

put exec infront of the command

exec /usr/local/bin/fspanel -r300 -w28 -h22&

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