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Old 01-28-2006, 01:02 AM   #1
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Help with menu item in fluxbox

I've loaded fluxbox on an ubuntu server base and am trying to get adesklets modubar in the menu for quick loading when I want it. The only way I've been able to have it load so far is to navigate to the ./fluxbox folder and type ./modubar

I cannot figure out how to get this command in my menu so that it works though. I've tried a few different ideas:

and just plain old {./modubar}

I'm hoping someone has an answer for this since loading it through a terminal means I have to leave that terminal open which is a drag.

Thanks for any ideas on this!
Old 01-28-2006, 03:11 AM   #2
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Doesn't it work as an absolute path?

or ~/.fluxbox/modubar of course

Failing that, make sure the menu line is something similar to this:
[exec] (Modubar) {~/.fluxbox/modubar}

Old 01-29-2006, 02:36 AM   #3
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Actually, there were 2 solutions

I went onto Xchat and got help there, the code (if I remember right) was this:

{cd /home/adesklets/modubar-0.0.1/ && python}

the other solution is to add adesklets to the startup...

I'm thinking that the adesklets software is buggy though, when I open up sylpheed it closes, and is a pain to restore. It also does this once in a while with Mozilla open.

I might try to find something better.


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