[openbox] "Command line window"

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Sun Sep 5 10:18:12 EDT 2004

On Sun, 5 Sep 2004, Holly Bostick wrote:

> 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).
> Holly

So you use your mouse to open a program where you type in the command? 
That sounds suboptimal to me :)

Mikael Magnusson

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