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Old 10-08-2003, 05:48 PM   #1
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fluxbox program menu

I did a source install of fluxbox ontop of a base redhat instalation with no GUI. it worked well at first but now i see one flaw (which is probably a flaw on my part)

whenever i add new software from both source or RPM it does not show up on the little right click program menu, although i can still initalize the software from the command prompt.

I installed a USB hardware viewer and a little Mp3 player, in case that matters.

so i was just wondering how to add these programs to my right click program menu.
Old 10-08-2003, 06:05 PM   #2
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open up /home/user/.fluxbox/menu

You can add it there.
Old 10-08-2003, 07:28 PM   #3
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If you dont want to mess with changeing the menu by altering the file like the above post recommends you might want to try fluxconf. Its a gui for configuring your fluxbox desktop and includes a menu editor.
Old 10-08-2003, 08:12 PM   #4
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Hey thats cheating! Just kidding. Yeah I forgot about that thing. Is it stable? Does it work properly?
Old 10-09-2003, 05:18 AM   #5
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It works but it's pretty pointless.

[exec] (fluxedit) {gedit ~/.fluxbox/menu ~/.fluxbox/init ~/.fluxbox/keys ~/.fluxbox/slitlist ~/.fluxbox/groups}

is better. I find the gui more awkward than just editing the files. And this gives total control. The GUI includes a lot but not everything.


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