[openbox] 'Command line window'

Md Mooktakim Ahmed Mooktakim at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 5 10:19:28 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).
> Holly
entity root # emerge -s gmrun
[ Results for search key : gmrun ]
[ Applications found : 1 ]

*  x11-misc/gmrun
      Latest version available: 0.9.2
      Latest version installed: 0.9.2
      Size of downloaded files: 64 kB
      Homepage:    http://gmrun.sourceforge.net/
      Description: A GTK-2 based launcher box with bash style auto completion!
      License:     GPL-1

AAAHHHH, i love this!!! Autocomplete.
Must try it.



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