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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I think if you start that xterm first and use the -geometry option it should work.
    xterm -geometry WIDTHxHEIGHT+0+0
    • Oops... I think I wasn't clear enough... I get the four xterms the way I want
      them... they are four, and together they fill up the screen (kind of like
      dividing it into a grid).

      My problem is how to select the one of them that starts the upcoming events
      script... sometimes it's the one on the top left corner, others it's the one
      in the bottom right corner, etc...

      It seems that all the four xterms are started at the same time, so only the
      first that succeeds in deleting the file gets to run the script... I would
      l
      • xterm -geometry WHEREYOUWaNTED -e script.sh and have script.sh have the code you posted. Remove it from .bashrc
        --
        life is too short
        • Only two problems with that solution... :-(

          1) The Bash switch -e executes the command /and/ terminates the shell... I
          want it to be fully operational afterwards...

          2) The xterms aren't opened by me... I simply logged out and saved the
          configuration with the xterms opened (although that should
          be in some configuration file I'm not aware of...)