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I'm setting up Openbox in Arch and was trying to setup the virtual desktops like I usually like them, in one tall column. The default is to have them setup as a single row and the Openbox config utility only has the ability to add to that.

Is there a way to have Openbox use virtual columns of virtual desktops?

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If you check out ~/.config/openbox/rc.xml , you'll find it's not likely to be supported , so send a feature request to the author. – warl0ck Mar 3 '12 at 6:50
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You might want to check this out http://openbox.org/dist/tools/setlayout.c Remember to compile with -lX11

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