[openbox] "Command line window"

Holly Bostick motub at planet.nl
Sun Sep 5 10:06:21 EDT 2004

Mikael Magnusson wrote:
> 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

I use gmrun, for example. I just put it in my menu, though (I'm not all 
that big on keybindings).


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