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Transterm - rxvt terminal configuration utitlity
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MU


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PostPosted: Sat 23 Jun 2007, 18:08    Post_subject:  Transterm - rxvt terminal configuration utitlity  

Transterm is a Puppybasic-script.
It launches your favourite terminal-emulator like rxvt or mrxvt.
Then it performs some modifications, that you can alter in "settings.txt".

It will move, resize, layer, remove border.
And it sets it transparent.

It uses a modified version of "transset":
http://forchheimer.se/transset-df/

Dotpup:
http://dotpups.de/dotpups/XServer/Transterm.pup
If you want to run a second one with different settings, use this addon:
http://dotpups.de/dotpups/XServer/Transterm2.pup

Requires xcompmgr:
http://dotpups.de/3DCC/2.12/Xcompmgr-1.1.3.pup

Screenshot (rxvt is centered on the screen and lowered without border):


fullsize:
http://dotpups.de/dotpups/WindowManagers/Icewm-Theme-VistaBlackIV-MU.jpg

Note that xcompmgr might run unstable with some graficscards.
I made the screenshot using the Icewm windowmanager.
Puppys default, JWM, might not support every option like removing the border.

Here are more utilities for transparency:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=19251

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PostPosted: Sun 24 Jun 2007, 04:22    Post_subject:  

awesome..!

now how do i kill it when i want it to go away...?

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PostPosted: Sun 24 Jun 2007, 10:06    Post_subject:  

in the terminal, type:
exit

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PostPosted: Sun 24 Jun 2007, 11:09    Post_subject:  

Hello MU,
I installed all your packages, but get this when I try to run "transicewmpanel".

I went to add the lines to /etc/X11R6/xorg.conf: but the folder X11R6 isn't there. I am running my TEENpup2.0.0 on my PC and I am wondering if that folder is in the original Puppy version 2.14?

Can I just copy that folder into /etc to get "transicewmpanel" working?

Can you supply a zipped file containing that folder?
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PostPosted: Sun 24 Jun 2007, 11:17    Post_subject:  

oh that was a typo, corrected the dotpup now.
It must be
/etc/X11/xorg.conf

This file is created, when you choose Xorg as your Xserver.
I think Puppys Xvesa does not support it, I once compiled a different Xvesa with transparency-support.
But I'd suggest to use Xorg ("Start - setup - Xorgwizard") if you do not use it yet.

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PostPosted: Sun 24 Jun 2007, 12:57    Post_subject:  

there was a typo in the settings.txt, so the Y position was not set.
Corrected.
Also added a second dotpup, if you want to use another one with different settings.
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