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Old 09-26-2007, 05:03 PM   #1
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Running programs in Enlightenment


I used to used Fluxbox and just switched to Enlightment. What I'm looking for is something similar to "fbrun" in Fluxbox. I don't want to open a new terminal every time I want to run a program so I just need that little box to type in the name of the application I want to run and just closes once the application starts running.

Does anyone know anything similar for Enlightenment? Or how do you run all your programs?

Thanks.
 
Old 09-27-2007, 11:22 AM   #2
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I add entries to the menu by editing the file in "~/.e16/menus". E.g.:
Code:
esal-dhcp235 menus # cat /root/.e16/menus/file.menu
"User Menus"
"aterm orange"  NULL    exec    "aterm -geometry 99x19 -bg black -fg orange"
"CPU"           NULL    menu    "menus/cpu.menu"
"Krusader"      NULL    exec    "krusader"
"Programming"   NULL    menu    "menus/programming.menu"
"Internet"      NULL    menu    "menus/internet.menu"
"Network"       NULL    menu    "menus/network.menu"
"Graphics"      NULL    menu    "menus/graphics.menu"
"Office"        NULL    menu    "menus/office.menu"
"Sound"         NULL    menu    "menus/sound.menu"
"Utilities"     NULL    menu    "menus/utilities.menu"
"Restart Enlightenment" NULL    exec    "eesh -e 'restart'"
"Log Out"       NULL    exec    "eesh -e 'exit'"
Code:
esal-dhcp235 menus # cat /root/.e16/menus/utilities.menu   
"Utilities"
"X config"      NULL    menu    "menus/xconfig.menu"
"Paralogger root window"        NULL    menu    "menus/paralogger.menu"
"Fireflies root window"         NULL    exec "/usr/lib/misc/xscreensaver/fireflies -root -minflies 5 -maxflies 15 -fps 30"
"Enlightenment Epplets" NULL    menu    "menus/epplets.menu"
"Openoffice"    NULL    exec    "ooffice2"
"GKrellm"       NULL    exec    "gkrellm2"
"CPU Speedy"    NULL    exec    "gtk-cpuspeedy"
"Battery (wmacpiload-ac)"       NULL    exec    "wmacpiload-ac -i 5 -a 15"
"nmon"          NULL    exec    "aterm -e nmon"
"Krusader"      NULL    exec    "krusader"
 
  


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