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Base - essential AfterStep configuration options

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Base - essential AfterStep configuration options
 
 
 

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS

BrowserCommand number command
 
Selects web browser to be used by AfterStep when using the ExecBrowser command. Out of supplied list - all possibilities are checked to be present on the system, and first available one will be used.
 
The default number/command combination is: 0 - $BROWSER, 1 - sensible-browser, 2 - x-www-browser, 3 - firefox, 4 - mozilla-firefox, 5 - mozilla, 6 - opera
 
 
CursorPath path[:path]
 
Specifies the paths to locate the cursor files in.
 
 
DeskTopScale number
 
If the geometry is not specified, then a desktop reduction factor is used to calculate the pager's size. Things in the pager window are shown at 1/number of the actual size.
 
 
DeskTopSize W x H
 
If W or H are less or equal to 100 - they define number of rows and columns in virtual desktop, each sized same as the screen. Otherwise W and H define the exact size of the virtual desktop in pixels, but to be no less then the size of the screen.
 
 
DisableKDEGlobalsTheming
 
If set will prevent AfterStep from updating private kdeglobals file when colorscheme is changed. kdeglobals needs to be updated in order to set colors for KDE apps to match that of the selected colorscheme.
 
 
DisableSharedMemory
 
Disables shared memory support in afterstep. Use this if you run X remotely, or have issues with shared memory in general.
 
 
EditorCommand number command
 
Selects editor to be used by AfterStep when using the ExecEditor command. Out of supplied list - all possibilities are checked to be present on the system, and first available one will be used.
 
The default number/command combination is: 0- $EDITOR, 1-nedit, 2-xemacs, 3-gedit, 4-kedit, 5-kate
 
 
FontPath path[:path]
 
Specifies the paths to locate the font files in.
 
Supported are standard X11 fonts and Truetype fonts through the FreeType library.
 
 
 
 
IconPath path[:path]
 
Specifies the paths to locate the bitmaps in, typically used only if XPM, JPEG, or PNG images aren't available. Valid bitmaps are standard X11 XBM's.
 
 
 
 
 
ModulePath path[:path]
 
Specifies the paths to locate the Modules in.
 
 
 
Path path:path:path
 
Specifies the search paths for icons (IconPath), fonts (FontPath), pixmaps (PixmapPath), cursors (CursorPath) and scripts (ScriptPath). Multiple entries for a given search path are separated by a colon.
 
 
PixmapPath path[:path]
 
Specifies the paths to locate the pixmaps in. Valid pixmaps are currently XCF, XPM, PPM/PNM, ICO, GIF, XML Images, JPEG, PNG and TIFF.
 
 
 
TermCommand number command
 
Selects terminal emulator to be used by AfterStep when using the ExecInTerm command, where the first matching one will be used.
 
The default number/command combination is: 0 - x-terminal-emulator, 1-aterm, 2-rxvt, 3-eterm, 4-xterm
 
 
gtkrc20Path path
 
set fullfilename for gtkrc file to be generated by AfterStep from gtkrc-20_template on colorscheme changes. Default is ~/.gtkrc-2.0. Change to prevent mangling of your own gtkrc. More sensible approach is to edit the template.
 
 
gtkrcPath path
 
set fullfilename for gtkrc file to be generated by AfterStep from gtkrc_template on colorscheme changes for GTK 1.x apps. Default is ~/.gtkrc. Change to prevent mangling of your own gtkrc. More sensible approach is to edit the template.
 
 
 
 
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