Setting terminal on desktop background

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Setting terminal on desktop background

Postby fresh on Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:25 am

Is it possible to set a terminal on the desktop background in Cinnamon? Would we need applications like devilspie to achieve this or can it be done more elegantly with the Mutter window manager?
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Re: Setting terminal on desktop background

Postby viking777 on Fri Mar 15, 2013 7:52 am

It is an interesting idea. I presume you want a working terminal, not just a picture of a terminal? The later would be very easy the former nowhere near so.
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Re: Setting terminal on desktop background

Postby fresh on Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:19 pm

viking777 wrote:It is an interesting idea. I presume you want a working terminal, not just a picture of a terminal? The later would be very easy the former nowhere near so.


So Cinnamon is still too new to do that kind of thing? I'm wondering, can I use an alternative window manager and try to achieve something similar? Would there be any problems with a setup like that in Cinnamon?
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Re: Setting terminal on desktop background

Postby viking777 on Sat Mar 16, 2013 5:31 am

Don't get the wrong impression fresh, just because I don't know how to do what you ask doesn't mean that it can't be done.
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