[openbox] 3x3 grid desktop

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Sun Sep 11 03:21:44 EDT 2005

On Sat, 10 Sep 2005, Clay Barnes wrote:

> Mikael Magnusson wrote:
>> On 9/7/05, Clay Barnes <clay.barnes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Is there any CLI method for doing something like this?  I don't use a
>> > pager, and don't like them, but I would like to change the arrangement
>> > at X11 start time through .xinitrc.  It is very much a pain to load a
>> > pager, change the settings, and kill it every time I start X11 
>> > (frequently).
>> > 
>> > 
>> There was a patch long ago that added a config option in openbox for
>> the number of rows. It is a bit buggy, but I guess it will be fine for
>> you. I don't actually remember what's wrong with it. I also don't know
>> who I got it from.
> Thanks.  I'll look into that, but I'm not completely sure I can afford any 
> buggyness in my WM (I have ATI drivers, and I have to do a full reboot if I 
> restart my WM (going to a terminal from X freezes the system when I try to 
> exit terminal mode again)).
> Also, I'm trying to stay with purely package-management programs, so patching 
> and compiling I try to avoid (I will do it whenever there's a need (i.e. the 
> kernel), but for minor features, I avoid it).
> For the good of the community, I may patch and recompile and get some real 
> behavior info from the bugs to get the feature fixed and generally available 
> to the rest of the world...

It's not a major bug or anything, just something like if you restart 
openbox and change the setting it doesn't update, or such.

Mikael Magnusson

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