Re: Autorn of program on KDE login?
On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 11:07:00AM -0600, Jeremy Turner wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 09:19:38AM -0500, stan wrote:
> > I'm trying to convert a setup from Gnome 1.4 to something current. So far
> > I'm leaning in the direction of KDE, as it seems more customizable than
> > the current flavor of Gnome (which BTW sunrises me).
> > In any case, I have a perl script that picks a random image to use for a
> > desktop background. In Gnome 1.4, I'm able to configure this program to be
> > run automatically at startup.
> > So far, I have not found a way to do this in KDE. Is there some way I can
> > do this?
> On my desktop, I have a cron job run as my user that grabs a new picture
> or wallpaper every 5 minutes. I've tested it with fluxbox, xfce4, and
> Gnome. Gnome's gconf interface will let you change the location of the
> wallpaper, as long as the filename is different than the last time.
Interesting that you should bring up Gnome. I am building machines to replace
,achines curently running nome (1.4 to be exact). I've looked at the
current iteration of both, and I just can't convince myself that the
current version of Gnome is as configurable as I want. Nor does it
seem to have the rich variety of applest that I've come to expect in
Care to try to convince me I'm missing things?
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