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i just installed fluxbox on suse 9.1 and i have no idea what to do, it looks really nice though so i wanna learn to use it. i just need to know first of all how to launch kinternet. i have no idea what to do when it comes to shell commands so, if there is a list with the comands could some one just post the url, or give me ne tips or pointers plz.
I know it doesn't apply. However, there is a file defining keyboard shortcuts in the ~/.fluxbox/ folder which allows you to define these as explained here. Personally, I've got the Alt+F combo set up to the following:
Alt+F1 RXvt (Beautiful Fluxbox-transparent terminal)
Alt+F2 fbrun (Run...)
Alt+F9 OOo Writer
I rarely use programs beside these, and I really prefer to use a mouse as little as possible, especially on the laptop with that awful touchpad thingie.
yeah i know i got it working form earlier this morning. can't believe it was that simple, i had to use kedit to do it though as i'm not yet good with vi/vim/pico. i was able to access the files via vi and vim and even edit it but i didn't know how to save the file, i saw something saying i should press ZZ but it didnt' work.
I don't know if I just used Notepad for too long, but I always use Gedit.
I hate Nautilus compared to Konqueror, but I love the Gnome look of Evolution, Gaim and Gedit. The Gnome icons are definately cooler...
There are some tricky issues with setting the background image across the versions. I inserted a line in the init file:
session.screen0.rootCommand: fbsetbg - f ~/Documents/billeder/open_source.png
(I should add that "billeder" means "pictures" in Danish)
I don't know if it makes any difference where you place it, but I put it with the other session.screen0 lines.
On my Mandrake system, the styles are in /usr/share/fluxbox/styles/.
If you want to make transparent terminals, which is one of the real sweetness points of Flux, you should start the terminal with the tags as indicated with RXvt below. My "shortcut file" for Flux - ~/fluxbox/keys looks like this:
In the main file of your style in /usr/share/fluxbox/styles there's a line which should set your background. However since blackbox and fluxbox styles are put on the same site I think some might have the wrong command if they're uploaded for one. I had to change the line to