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Old 04-13-2008, 04:35 PM   #1
phooka
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change default background color in openbox?


Hi

Some applications I use, Psi, Emelfm and linuxdcpp does not have an
option to change the background color for the windows.
They seem to use a default somewhere, which is white, and I would like
to have black backgrounds.

I use gentoo and openbox.
Anyone know how to fix this?

thanks.
 
Old 04-15-2008, 01:47 AM   #2
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http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Openbox...nd_Backgrounds

The configuration files are in
$HOME/.config/openbox/
... you use a text editor.

Probably the best way is to create a theme.
http://icculus.org/openbox/index.php/Help:Themes
 
Old 04-21-2008, 05:32 PM   #3
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hmm.. can't seem to find any option for the regular window content background.

a lot of great tips on the "create your own theme"-link though... thanks!
 
  


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