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Old 10-30-2003, 01:29 PM   #1
scottsmith77
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Using gnome menu in fvwm?


I'm new enough to post in "newbie".

I am using Redhat 9 on a PIII 500MHz laptop. I switched to FVWM in the interest of speed (I don't need the bloat of gnome or KDE). However, I want to use the gnome menus for awhile, until I know what I want in my custom menu.

I have tried fvwm-menu-desktop, using the man page. In the menu section of my .fvwm2rc is:

--
AddToMenu MenuFvwmRoot "Root Menu" Title
+ " gnome all" Popup MenuFvwmGtk

DestroyMenu MenuFvwmGtk
AddToMenu MenuFvwmGtk "gnome all" Title
AddToMenu MenuFvwmGtk "GTK" Module FvwmGtk
--

Then, at the end of .fvwm2rc (the man page didn't specify sequence for the module wrt the menu), I have:

--
Module FvwmGtk
*FvwmGtkDestroy gnome-all
*FvwmGtkMenu gnome-all
*FvwmGtkTitle "Gnome Menus"
*FvwmGtkSeparator
*FvwmGtkDestroy gnome-sys
*FvwmGtkSubmenu "System" gnome-sys
*FvwmGtkDestroy gnome-user
*FvwmGtkSubmenu "User" gnome-user
*FvwmGtkDestroy gnome-redhat
*FvwmGtkSubmenu "RedHat" gnome-redhat

PipeRead 'fvwm-menu-desktop --type gtk --enable-mini-icons --icon-folder :re --icon-app :re --icon-title :re --icon-toptitle :re'

PipeRead 'fvwm-menu-desktop --type gtk --desktop gnome-user --enable-mini-icons'

PipeRead 'fvwm-menu-desktop --type gtk --desktop gnome-redhat --enable-mini-icons'

--

The gnome portion of the menu isn't working - it has a popup titled "gnome all", with a single item of "GTK" that has nothing.

I compiled FVWM from source; I also don't know the organization of gnome - I assumed my "GNOME installation prefix" was /usr.

Any help would be appreciated! A sample .fvwm2rc would be appreciated as well!

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