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authorDaniel Friesel <>2018-04-18 21:15:57 +0200
committerDaniel Friesel <>2018-04-18 21:15:57 +0200
commit384a6069de80e0ad8980c2b6d403b32a3e10ee83 (patch)
parentb05b89f404d44e2e2b3e675ccac09cfa7593eef4 (diff)
Document ~/.fehbg a bit more precisely
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/man/feh.pre b/man/feh.pre
index 3d335bf..01b6377 100644
--- a/man/feh.pre
+++ b/man/feh.pre
@@ -962,14 +962,17 @@ Unless you pass the
option, it will write a script to set the current background to
.Pa ~/.fehbg .
So to have your background restored every time you start X, you can add
-.Qq sh ~/.fehbg &
+.Qq ~/.fehbg &
to your X startup script
.Pq such as Pa ~/.xinitrc .
-As of
+Note that
+.Pq unless the wallpaper is set via the menu
-2.13, this script is executable, so
-.Qq ~/.fehbg &
-will work as well.
+saves the files and directories it was passed on the commandline, not the
+files which actually ended up as wallpaper.
+So, if you have randomization enabled,
+.Pa ~/.fehbg
+may set different wallpapers on each execution.