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Old 10-30-2003, 01:29 PM   #1
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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"
*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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