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How do I get rid of the timebomb icon
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mr_shafer


Joined: 04 Sep 2005
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Location: Arizona USA

PostPosted: Thu 29 Sep 2005, 18:21    Post_subject:  How do I get rid of the timebomb icon  

How do you eliminate that timebomb icon from the desktop ?

(all my software is perfectly flawless and the icon is not needed) Laughing
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Where is the documentation for the desktop configurations ?
I wanna modify the GUI menus & the START button menus.
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BarryK
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Joined: 09 May 2005
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Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Thu 29 Sep 2005, 20:39    Post_subject:  

You're running Fvwm95 window manager I presume.
You have to edit the file /root/.fvwm95rc
...which can be formidable.
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mr_shafer


Joined: 04 Sep 2005
Posts: 9
Location: Arizona USA

PostPosted: Thu 29 Sep 2005, 22:10    Post_subject: more SPAM !!!  

I'm running Puppy. What forum is this ????

Its formidable ? Thats a real good response.
Another non-answer from forum spammers. File into round-cabinet.
Next.
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Flash
Official Dog Handler


Joined: 04 May 2005
Posts: 11122
Location: Arizona USA

PostPosted: Fri 30 Sep 2005, 00:32    Post_subject:  

Um, Barry is hardly a spammer. He's the guy who's responsible for Puppy Linux, and therefore this forum. You've been a member of this forum long enough you ought to know that.

I'm using 1.0.5 and I notice that the bomb is gone. I suggest that you download 1.0.5 and use it.
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Trobin

Joined: 18 Aug 2005
Posts: 907
Location: BC Canada

PostPosted: Fri 30 Sep 2005, 00:33    Post_subject:  

Quote:
I will treat you with respect and understanding. But don't worry, you will get used to it.


I rather suspect that you missed the mark on that one. Two threads and you managed to insult the one person who is the most expert Puppy there is.

He was right you know. You are using Puppy but the windows manager, your copy of Puppy is using, is most likely FVWM95. Which is the only WM that has that timebomb up in the corner, at least I've never seen it in JWM or ICEWM. So to remove it you would have to edit the /root/fvwm95rc file.

I just looked at mine and BarryK is right. It is a formidable task.

My best solution would be to suggest that you use another Windows Manager. Such as JWM or ICWM. Puppy 105 uses JWM and so far I haven't seen the timebomb thing in it.
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Trobin

Joined: 18 Aug 2005
Posts: 907
Location: BC Canada

PostPosted: Fri 30 Sep 2005, 00:52    Post_subject:  

However if you do insist on running FVWM95, the to remove the TIMEBOMB icon, you will have to edit the /root/.fvwm95rc file.

Search for the following line

*MiniButtons - mini-bomb Destroy

Edit it to read

#*MiniButtons - mini-bomb Destroy.

This will remove the TIMEBOMB from the window. Since I'm not the expert BarryK is, I can't say that anything else will not be effected. SO USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Best advice, upgrade to Puppy 105.[/b]
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Ian
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PostPosted: Sat 01 Oct 2005, 20:52    Post_subject:  

Wow, Red Nose day, now we have Red Face day. Smile
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