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Old 05-26-2006, 09:09 PM   #1
indienick
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Fluxbox and Icons


In various screenshots I've seen, I've noticed that with the latest version of Fluxbox, you can get icons to compliment the text in your menus (click here to see what I mean).

Does anyone know how to get that?
 
Old 05-26-2006, 09:26 PM   #2
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Basically, you edit your menu file and put the paths to the icons in there as well. Rename the menu file to prevent it being overwritten and then edit the init file to reflect the new path to your menu file.

eg, from my menu file

Code:
[begin] (Fluxbox)
      [exec] (Aterm) {aterm}</home/dave/icons/xterm_32x32.xpm> 
      [exec] (Firefox) {firefox}</home/dave/icons/firefox_32x32.xpm> 
      [exec] (K3b) {/opt/kde/bin/k3b}</home/dave/icons/k3b_32x32.xpm>
      [exec] (Bluefish) {bluefish}</home/dave/icons/bluefish_32x32.xpm> 
      [exec] (Rox) {rox}</home/dave/icons/rox_32x32.xpm> 
      [exec] (BitchX) {aterm -e BitchX}</home/dave/icons/bitchx_32x32.xpm>
      [exec] (Gaim) {gaim}</home/dave/icons/gaim_32x32.xpm>
      [exec] (abiword) {abiword}</home/dave/icons/abiword2_32x32.xpm>
So my init file contains this line

Code:
session.menuFile:       /home/dave/.fluxbox/my-menu
I can't remember where I got the icons, but if you google them, you'll probably find them.

Cheers
 
Old 05-26-2006, 09:30 PM   #3
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Holy moly, I was just searching for the icons and found the original tutorial I followed. I'd completely forgotten it was on LQ.
 
Old 05-27-2006, 07:30 AM   #4
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sweet.
thanks a bunch.
 
  


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