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Old 02-09-2017, 01:07 AM   #1
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Why menu or item on right click can't configed by menu.xml?

    ls  /home/debian8/.config/openbox/
    lxde-rc.xml  menu.xml
    file /usr/share/icons/Tango/32x32/apps/file-manager.png
    /usr/share/icons/Tango/32x32/apps/file-manager.png: symbolic link to system-file-manager.png

    file /usr/share/icons/Tango/32x32/apps/system-file-manager.png
    /usr/share/icons/Tango/32x32/apps/system-file-manager.png: PNG image data, 32 x 32, 8-bit/color RGBA, non-interlaced
Here is my mouse right click on desktop.

Now i want to change the right click,menu.xml file was edited into the following.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <openbox_menu xmlns="" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation="                 file:///usr/share/openbox/menu.xsd">
        <menu id="root-menu" label="Openbox 3">
                <item label="PCMan" icon="/usr/share/icons/Tango/32x32/apps/file-manager.png">
                    <action name="Execute">
The mouse right click remains unchanged after reboot,why?
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Old 02-09-2017, 02:15 AM   #2
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right-click the desktop => preferences => advanced => show window manager menu when right-clicking
(i'm writing this from memory)
Old 02-09-2017, 08:26 PM   #3
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I use obmenu to edit the right-click menu. After you are done you have to reconfigure openbox, which should be under openbox preferences>reconfigure openbox
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None of this helps me! When I first tried ondoho's suggestion I got a stock openbox menu. Then it disappeare, and won't come up, so I have to go back to the pre-ondoho-suggestion state. And obmenu and reconfigure don't seem to do anything either.

[PROBLEM SOLVED] The "stock openbox menu" was actually the menu.xml in my $HOME/.config/openbox directory, and I got stuck because I couldn't figure out how to reconfigure after I succeeded in mucking it up so there was no "reconfigure" to click on. Sorry for the distraction!

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