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Old 12-18-2003, 07:39 PM   #16
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Sweet.....the vim syntax is working now......definatly nice.....even has the different colors.
 
Old 12-18-2003, 07:41 PM   #17
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My clock is set wrong on the fluxbox. Also is there a way to add the date to the clock. I have a tendency of forgetting the day of the week if it is not right on my desktop. I called up my boss today thinking it was Friday when it is Thursday. Kind of embarrasing.
 
Old 12-18-2003, 07:50 PM   #18
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There is an example vimrc included with vim. I'm currently using that, unmodified, and it seems to work fine.

if &t_Co > 2 || has("gui_running")
syntax on
set hlsearch
endif
Is this for an automatic syntax? I checked for a ~/.vimrc directory and do not have one.
 
Old 12-18-2003, 07:54 PM   #19
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As far as I know, flux just displays the system time so your whole system time must be off. 'date' can fix that. And I think you can get flux to show the date by using the same time string. I got it to show seconds, anyway. Or put it in your shell prompt or xterm titlebar or get it from gkrellm or... ~/.fluxbox/init for the toolbar clock format. 'man fluxbox' has a lot of this stuff for further configuration.

~/.vimrc's just a file.
 
Old 12-18-2003, 08:45 PM   #20
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Is this for an automatic syntax? I checked for a ~/.vimrc directory and do not have one.
Sorry I wasn't more specific.
Check /usr/share/vim or whatever directory vim is installed. There should be a file called vimrc_example.vim (there's also one for gvim).
copy this to your home directory as .vimrc
 
Old 12-18-2003, 08:50 PM   #21
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I used a program called fluxconf to change the time format. I have it in the correct format now. Although, I cannot get the time to change. I tried the date command with the --set attrubbute and tried a couple thiings with that trying to change the time. No luck though. Anyone know the syntax for changing the time or just the hour?
 
Old 12-22-2003, 04:28 AM   #22
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How am I able to switch the backgroung of fluxbox? I am not sure I have the numlock working like I want but I have tried a few things.
 
Old 12-22-2003, 07:11 AM   #23
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donīt know it without mouse, never tried it. as i am just sitting in front of a windows machine, i canīt try it right now.

when your mouse is working again: click onto the free area of the desktop, choose fluxbox-menu, choose styles, choose a style, have fun!

best,
 
Old 12-22-2003, 08:48 AM   #24
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Hi I got a question about fluxbox and aterm; I edited the ~/.fluxbox/keys file and added the lines:
Mod1 W :ToggleDecor
Mod1 E :ToggleTab
to get rid of titlebar and tab... but I have to press alt+w/e everytime I start aterm... any way of defining this to be the "default style" for aterm?
 
Old 12-22-2003, 11:49 AM   #25
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changing wallpaper and setting decorations are both part of 0.9.6...wallpaper via a menu item, and application settings via "apps" file.
 
Old 12-22-2003, 01:20 PM   #26
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In either version, there's a bsetbg/fbsetbg utility for wallpapers. If you don't like to change wallpapers much, you can issue a 'rootCommand' in ~/.fluxbox/init.

To change the date and time you need the 'date' command as flux just reads the system time.

As far as making your Alt-E/W work automatically, look into the 'remember' function that's been added to 0.9.6 if you have that. I haven't really used that feature, so I don't know if that would do it, but if anything would, I guess that'd be it.

Most of this is in the man page or /usr/doc/fluxbox or the website.
 
Old 12-22-2003, 01:23 PM   #27
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Hi I got a question about fluxbox and aterm; I edited the ~/.fluxbox/keys file and added the lines:
Mod1 W :ToggleDecor
Mod1 E :ToggleTab
to get rid of titlebar and tab... but I have to press alt+w/e everytime I start aterm... any way of defining this to be the "default style" for aterm?
If you're using a dev release, right click on the window border and use the remember function
 
Old 12-25-2003, 03:52 AM   #28
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In either version, there's a bsetbg/fbsetbg utility for wallpapers. If you don't like to change wallpapers much, you can issue a 'rootCommand' in ~/.fluxbox/init.

To change the date and time you need the 'date' command as flux just reads the system time.

As far as making your Alt-E/W work automatically, look into the 'remember' function that's been added to 0.9.6 if you have that. I haven't really used that feature, so I don't know if that would do it, but if anything would, I guess that'd be it.

Most of this is in the man page or /usr/doc/fluxbox or the website.
I tried running bsetbg and fbsetbg....I also have the latest stable of Fluxbox. Nothing appears when doing this.

How can I go about using the remember function?

I tried the date command and used the man pages with no luck on changing the time.
 
Old 12-25-2003, 05:04 AM   #29
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I tried running bsetbg and fbsetbg....I also have the latest stable of Fluxbox. Nothing appears when doing this.

How can I go about using the remember function?

I tried the date command and used the man pages with no luck on changing the time.
if bsetbg or fbsetbg don't do anything, you don't have a root window switcher installed. No problem at all. The best and eaisest solution is to install eterm. It's an Xterm clone written for the Enlightenment window manager, but it also has a handy utility called Esetroot that sets a pixmap for the root window (not root as in the user, root as in 'the main one'). If you feel a bit more adventerous, you can try install Esetroot by itself from HERE
This could be a tutorial on the dependency hell issue of RPM installs tho...be warned.

The remember function isn't used in the stable release yet, only on the development betas.


The command:
Code:
date 8506131627
sets the date to ``June 13, 1985, 4:27 PM''.
85=year 06=month 13=day 16=hour (24 hr military style time) 27=minutes

The command:
Code:
date 1432
sets the time to 2:32 PM, without modifying the date.

If this dosen't help you with setting the time/date just holler out.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 02:26 AM   #30
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I just got a new background set.....

Makes the computer look a little more appealing......

Are there any GUI apps for the bgset?


Life is a little easier with the GUI.....

I'm not afraid to do something with command line but the GUI makes it easier to play around with to set it up the exact way I want to get it.
 
  


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