[Xmonad] noob: Help me pipe output of XMonadContrib.DynamicLog to
byorgey at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 13:01:50 EST 2007
On Nov 8, 2007 10:22 AM, Ralph E. Carter <vamosaverlas at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have dzen2 running in the slot, displaying a date.
> I have this in my Config.hs:
> import XMonadContrib.DynamicLog
> logHook = dynamicLog
> http://www.xmonad.org/haddock/XMonadContrib-DynamicLog.html says: Log
> events in: 1 2  4 8 format. Suitable to pipe into dzen. (Log? Where?)
> I have studied http://dzen.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/README, but can't
> figure out how to do this.
> Thank you.
A logHook function will send output on xmonad's standard out. So in your
.xinitrc or .xsession file (wherever you start xmonad) you need to pipe its
output to dzen2:
/path/to/xmonad | dzen2 -options...
Hope that helps!
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