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Old 03-18-2010, 12:50 PM   #1
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Fluxbox configuration help????


hello guys.. i relly need help with this one. in two of the screen shots you have a greatly configured fluxbox wondow. and in the last is my fluxbox desktop.

i'm having this raleigh sort of desktop-style in firefox and all other windows. Also i want to have the menus like that in the screenshot of navynOS using gentoo, mine is blank as in my screenshot.

help me in defining all that u c in that cool screenshot.

thanks in advance,

tinman.
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Old 03-18-2010, 01:09 PM   #2
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#1: midnight commander, gentoo, gkrellm, some terminal, a skinned XMMS
#2: dillo, opera, firefox

If you find your workspace too emtpy, start more programs :P


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Old 03-18-2010, 01:19 PM   #3
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dude the configuration of gentoo and the styles... how can i do that...help me.
 
Old 03-18-2010, 01:32 PM   #4
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How many styles from the default flux distribution did you try?
 
Old 03-18-2010, 01:39 PM   #5
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i have tried all.. the default have nothing like in the screenshots
 
Old 03-18-2010, 01:43 PM   #6
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Dude,
Go to this site :

http://customize.org/fluxbox

and see which style most resembles your desired style. I've seen a couple. Download the desired file, move it to your ~/.fluxbox/styles directory and extract it there. If you look in your Fluxbox Styles Menu the new style should be on there.

To achieve pseudo transparent tool bars and menus you may have to install feh and use fbsetbg to set your wallpaper. In the screenshot I see aterm as the terminal, you need to install this, but you can get away with using a transparent gnome-terminal. Aterm can easily be set to be transparent / menuless and borderless , just check the manpage.

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Old 03-18-2010, 01:52 PM   #7
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even then the gentoo configuration and the style which the scrollbars are fixed.. i dont get that
and i visited customize.org the styles in the shot was from freshmeat.. but now they dont host themes.
 
Old 03-18-2010, 02:01 PM   #8
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Could you link me up with where you found the screen shot ?
Thanks
 
Old 03-18-2010, 02:17 PM   #9
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Well for starters you need a very dark background as you see in those two screenshots. This gives you a very different look pretty much right away. The next thing you will need to do is find out what theme they are using.

I think those two will yeild you close to what you are looking for.

It may help if you define exactly what you are wanting your desktop to look like?

Here is a site with some really good themes. http://fluxbox.sourceforge.net/themes.php
 
Old 03-18-2010, 03:48 PM   #10
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I think that the file manager, Firefox etc use GTK themes.

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Old 03-18-2010, 04:25 PM   #11
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I can hook you up dude

I think of mine, GreatestDebianLiveCD and 503box-chrome, has the most fluxbox styles,etc
my fluxbox is a hack of Hag Linux fluxbox
see this
http://linux.softpedia.com/progMoreB...isX-31789.html

and check out GRML and Hag
http://grml.org/

http://hag-linux.eu.org/

dig that

EDIT: I think I have that flux style in GDRCD/503box-chrome and I think GDRCD also has like 30 gkrellm themes
which is also in that screenshot

Hag linux has all the transparent stuff and additional toys

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Old 03-20-2010, 03:45 AM   #12
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http://navynos.linux.pl/index.php?id_article=21

this is the link. its a discontinued linux called navynos based on gentoo.
yup u r right firefox is using GTK, how can i change mine to something like in the screenshot. mine is raleigh.

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Old 03-20-2010, 06:25 AM   #13
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one more tweak to this:

install "conky"

a lightweight system monitor
 
Old 03-20-2010, 08:59 AM   #14
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i know of conky . i luve the script especially from Backtrack beta.
google the conky script by jameshardy88.

Gentlemen let us stand on this problem here.
 
Old 03-21-2010, 08:49 AM   #15
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hello , i still have no clue of configuring gentoo filemanager. stay active guys... help me out here.
 
  


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