[openbox] "Command line window"

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Sun Sep 5 09:37:38 EDT 2004

On Sun, 5 Sep 2004, Juergen Arndt wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm new to OB and after reading the docs and looking around through the
> net, there is questions left.
> Is there a possibility to popup a small "command line window", from
> where you can start any program you want by typing in the name (and
> parametres)? In other window managers / desktop environments mostly you
> get this with the shortcut "Alt-F2". I find it very convinient to start
> applications - especially ones with short names :) - in that way without
> clicking through menus or starting a terminal for the command line
> first. Maybe OB has this feature and i just missed it?
> Have a nice sunday, Juergen

You'll need to install some small program that lets you run commands, and 
bind that program to a key.

Mikael Magnusson

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