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Re: default ctwm config thoughts
On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 06:48:09PM +0200, Rhialto wrote:
> On Wed 23 Sep 2020 at 00:29:58 +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > > my config is attached. drop it to $HOME/.ctwmrc,
> > > echo 'exec ctwm' > $HOME/.xinitrc, startx
> > I've tried it on sun3 bwtwo Xsun mono server.
> > - on monochrome screen, title bar of an active window looks a bit strange
> > https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eic3rM5U8AAAPTQ?format=png
> > https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eic3rOQUMAAwwIY?format=png
> I think you're referring to what (c)twm calls the "titlebar buttons"?
> Perhaps they look better without 3D settings like
> > - it seems wallpaper on the root window set by xsetroot(1) -bitmap
> > disappears after switching virtual screen
> > https://video.twimg.com/ext_tw_video/1308076975685136386/pu/vid/858x720/AeXEA57o6D17kmA2.mp4
> That is possibly because the WorkSpaces setting specifies 4 colours for
> each workspace. The 4th is the "bg-root" colour.
> I use "xv -root ..." to get a (changing) background image, and I have
> only 3 colours in my WorkSpaces settings.
> You can also specify a background pixmap in the WorkSpaces (see the
> manual). I never researched if this is more memory efficient than using
> xsetroot, or less, or the same.
There's also BeNiceToColorMap, which might help.
I don't know if it's possible to enable these things conditinoally
on these old X servers like the Monochrome block.
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