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authorDaniel Friesel <>2019-07-22 18:22:50 +0200
committerDaniel Friesel <>2019-07-22 18:22:50 +0200
commit3120a848f6ce663dbbe200835dc03b588568a8a0 (patch)
parente57b7defb863902303c295947535d64b393d7761 (diff)
Use --no-fehbg in .fehbg commandline
This ensures that X11 layout or other changes do not affect the .fehbg contents, which are meant to only be updated when a --bg-option is used manually. Closes #482
2 files changed, 7 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/man/feh.pre b/man/feh.pre
index a313fd4..3fecb00 100644
--- a/man/feh.pre
+++ b/man/feh.pre
@@ -1075,6 +1075,12 @@ So to have your background restored every time you start X, you can add
.Qq ~/.fehbg &
to your X startup script
.Pq such as Pa ~/.xinitrc .
+Note that the commandline written to
+.Pa ~/.fehbg
+always includes the
+.Cm --no-fehbg
+option to ensure that it is not inadvertently changed by differences in
+X11 screen layout or similar.
diff --git a/src/wallpaper.c b/src/wallpaper.c
index 96b4f90..6a94879 100644
--- a/src/wallpaper.c
+++ b/src/wallpaper.c
@@ -463,7 +463,7 @@ void feh_wm_set_bg(char *fil, Imlib_Image im, int centered, int scaled,
} else {
fputs("#!/bin/sh\n", fp);
fputs(cmdargv[0], fp);
- fputs(" --bg-", fp);
+ fputs(" --no-fehbg --bg-", fp);
if (centered)
fputs("center", fp);
else if (scaled)