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using trap to close one program when another is closed

wchouser3wchouser3 Registered
edited October 2015 in Bash Scripting
Ok...here's my goal....I use dwm, so normally I have no need for a compositing manager. That being said, there are times when I would like to have it running temporarily. There are times when I want to have a browser open, with lxterminal floating on top. I'm a relative new-comer to scripting, meaning I do know how to accomplish simple tasks. 

What I want to do is write a script that starts xcompmgr automatically when I start lxterminal, then exit xcompmgr when I close lxterminal. I'm told using "trap" is the proper way to get this done; I just don't know how to write it.

Here's what I got so far:

[code]
#!/bin/bash
xcompmgr &
lxterminal
# here's where I get stumped


done
[/code]

can anyone help me with this little script?
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