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Are you actually asking about having 'desktop icons', because it seems to be the situation. I'll go with the assumption that you want 'desktop' style icons, and still use the *box style right click menu. Yes it is possible, and some good guides already exist. Although Fluxbox is different from Openbox, the minimal environment is similar. The are quality ...


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Use gdevilspie to match this application and set the workspace.


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Nvidia uses its own "TwinView" technique, are you sure you really use Xinerama? In case you do, give a try w/o it. UPD.: Reading man fluxbox: session.screen0.toolbar.onhead: <integer> For those that use xinerama, users can set this value to the number of the head where they would like to see the slit and toolbar, ...


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To expand slightly upon @frostschutz comment, the TZ environment variable is present in large part to allow exactly what you desire: having programs show you time information in your preferred zone. Indeed, Unix system clocks all run on UTC (GMT-like) and things like file timestamps and what your clock program gets back from the system is in UTC. Programs ...


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This will prompt for a manpage and open it in xterm: read -p 'which man file would you like to open? ' xterm -e man "$REPLY" This will run the prompt in a new instance of xterm: xterm -e sh -c 'read -p "which man file would you like to open? " && man "$REPLY"'


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you do not need any external tools, just read man fluxbox-apps, edit .fluxbox/apps and put there something like [app] (name=xyz) [workspace] (n) [end]


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Here's how I'd do it: make your shell set the title to "bash" when at the prompt, and the name of the command when it runs a command, or anything so you can tell them apart create a script that calls wmctrl to list open windows, then: if wmctrl finds a window with a title of "bash", raise it else start an xterm use xbindkeys to call that script when you ...


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fluxbox can match windows based upon certain patterns on its own. With at least fluxbox-1.1.1 this is possible: Mod4 r :If {Some Matches (title=.*bash) (class=XTerm)} {NextWindow (xterm)} {Exec xterm} (translates to: on press windows-key + r: check, if there is a xterm with its title ending in 'bash'. if there is, go to that window; if not, open a new ...


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no. there is no "fluxbox idesk desktop". they are separate programs (even projects). so, using nautilus is not a workaround, it is the way to achieve this.


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The packages you are getting the warnings about do not exist in the standard CentOS yum repo. You will need some 3rd party repos. You will want to be careful when adding new repo's, the good repo vendors ensure packages do not break each other, however there is some sloppy repo's out there. I recommend checking Elrepo and RPMforge repos first for the ...


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The idea is to create a custom session , which launches fluxbox Create a file e.g /usr/share/xsessions/custom.desktop Which contains: Name=Xsession Exec=/etc/X11/Xsession Change that (Exec=) to your customized script , e.g if you favors xinit , you can edit ~/.xinitrc , place a startfluxbox there (IIRC) And in that case , the Exec= script would be ...


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Nautilus seems to be the default application to open a directory, more precisely to open a file of type inode/directory. Furthermore Nautilus has the bad habit to mess with the desktop as you have noticed. What you need to do is to tell the system what default application to use to open a directory and chromium will obey. In this example I use midnight ...


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I'm not familiar with Ubuntu's Network Manager. You can always disable that using: sudo service network-manager stop Then use: sudo iwlist wlan0 scanning | grep ESSID To see if you can even see the network. If so, and you're using wpa2, you'll have to do a few things. First generate the key/value pair that wpa_supplicant will use to connect: sudo ...


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For me it does not accept % even though it's documented like that. If you don't use multiple resolutions try giving it the pixel size without %.


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If all else fails, you can change the setting in the configuration file manually: window.justify in theme.cfg can be left, right. or center. (source: Frank McCormick on the fluxbox-users mailing list) System-wide themes live in /usr/share/fluxbox/styles, user-local themes live in ~/.fluxbox/styles/.


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This works - sed -i '\|\[exec[]]\s[(].*[)]\s[{]/usr/lib/xscreensaver/.*\s-root[}]|d' ~/.fluxbox/menu; sed -i '\|\[exec[]]\s[(].*[)]\s[{]\b\(xscreensaver\).*[}]|d' ~/.fluxbox/menu Watch out for line wrapping, it is all one line.


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Adding xset -dpms s off to the file ~/.fluxbox/startup seems to do the trick very well.


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You can open a man page in an xterm window using the following command: $ xterm -e "man xterm" This will results in the man page for xterm being opened in its own window.                   If you'd like to make it a single command that will do this you could create an ...


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the keys-file of fluxbox does not map keys to other keys; it maps keys to fluxbox-actions. So, you need something that maps keys to keys: man xmodmap. xmodmap - utility for modifying keymaps and pointer button mappings in X examples: $> xmodmap -e "keysym Menu = Insert" $> xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = Insert"


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You can directly modify ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list Change: inode/directory=nautilus.desktop to: inode/directory=YourFileManager.desktop Eg: inode/directory=pcmanfm.desktop


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/usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg.lst has all options and variants for xkbmap polytonic is a variant so would use setxkbmap gr -variant 'polytonic'. Fluxbox menu look correct.


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For CentOS 5, the fluxbox package was available in the RPMForge repo. But the CentOS 6 version of the RPMForge repo does not currently include fluxbox. The EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repo for CentOS 6 does include fluxbox. rpm -ivh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm yum install fluxbox wine does remain ...


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Maybe try a variation of this in your .conkyrc: alignment top_left gap_x 60 gap_y 60


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I prefer conky, You may display a bar, or merely a percentage number: battery_bar (height),(width) (num) Battery percentage remaining of ACPI battery in a bar. ACPI bat‐ tery number can be given as argument (default is BAT0). battery_percent (num) Battery percentage remaining for ACPI battery. ACPI battery ...


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Try batterymon-clone: Clone of BatteryMon, a simple GNOME applet to monitor battery status. This adds i18n support, a distutils based build infrastructure, etc. The homepage of the original software is at http://code.google.com/p/batterymon/ A PKGBUILD is available.


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There are many options to setup Fluxbox: Rounded corners: Look at the wiki: http://wiki.fluxbox.org/index.php?title=Rounded_corners Keybord shortcuts: http://wiki.fluxbox.org/index.php?title=Keyboard_shortcuts Edit the startup file: http://wiki.fluxbox.org/index.php?title=Editing_the_startup_file Add styles ...


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If you have a fluxbox-binary that is linked against the XFT-library, then you can use anti-aliased fonts in fluxbox. Menus and corners: corners only look jagged when you use a style which uses "rounded corners". The rounded corners feature is achieved by using the shape-extension of X11 and that is a bitmap-mask, there is no way to antialias this. Use ...


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If, by "third level", you mean using eg. the American Internation keyboard layout, you can set up your system to use it by default. On Debian (and quit possibly siblings; (X|K)Ubuntu, Mint and so on), you can put the following in /etc/default/keyboard: XKBMODEL="pc105" #physical keyboard model XKBLAYOUT="us" # keyboard layout XKBVARIANT="altgr-intl" # ...


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you can use http://bbkeys.sourceforge.net/ to achieve your goal.


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I had the same issue a while ago: it's because you're using Gnome 3! Gnome 3 uses GTK3 not GTK2, so all those awesome themes now need to be completely reworked. The most difficult problem I ran in to was locating a complete theme that included GTK2+GTK3. To set your theme for GTK3, while not running the GNOME settings daemon, create this file. ...



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