[openbox] idesk

John Eikenberry jae at zhar.net
Sat May 27 21:07:34 EDT 2006

Another option for app launching is something like gmrun. I use it to
launch a limited set of apps that I just added by entering the programs
into its history file.  Very handy for a few apps you launch fairly often.

gmrun has packages in most dists... or get it from its home page.


Manuel Colmenero wrote:

> On Fri, 26 May 2006 14:13:19 -0400
> mike obrien <greypins at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> > howdy,
> > 
> > is there some magic to getting idesk to work?   as a perma-end user,
> > i'm often baffled by such things.   is there another way to get icons
> > on the desktop, or is this my punishment for seeking objects of vanity?
> > 
> > mike
> Well, if you want a really easy-to-use desktop, why don't you try Nautilus or Rox?
> Try runnig "nautilus -n", or "rox -p default" when you run openbox. I'd recommed Rox because it's less resource-hungry. Konqueror can also manage your desktop, if you're more of a QT/KDE guy.
> Cheers, Kolme


John Eikenberry
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