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Old 10-18-2003, 03:10 AM   #1
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configuring icewm toolbar....

alright, I've read up on how to configure the icewm toolbar, but there's a problem: i cannot find the icewm toolbar config file! none of my root or user directories have it, and I don't want to make one from scratch because I don't know where to start. right now my default toolbar is ok, but I'd like to add a few things. also, when logged in as root, my toolbar gives access to 4 virtual desktops, while my users have only 1. is there a sample toolbar config somewhere, or could somebody post one with at least somewhat detailed comments? thanks

btw, i'm running ArchLinux and installed icewm through pacman, if that helps any.
Old 10-18-2003, 03:53 AM   #2
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The configuration files has to be somewhere . From IceWM FAQ:

4.2 Where are the configuration files?

You could not find the config files? Maybe you were looking in wrong places - the location depends upon the method you used to install IceWM.

In a plain vanilla source install, the global version of the files will be located in /usr/local/lib/Xll/icewm/. If you installed the standard RPM, they will be in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/icewm/ or /usr/local/share/icewm. The system wide configuration files for the Debian package seem to be in /etc/X11/icewm/.

However, if you wish to make a configuration of your own you should not edit these global config files but create a subdirectory of your home directory called ~/.icewm/. Copy the system wide files to your local .icewm directory and edit these copies.

Note: You may have to alter the permissions of the copies in order to read and write to them.

Good luck!
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