[openbox] New kid on the block

Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org
Sat Jul 7 09:02:08 EDT 2007

On Fri, 6 Jul 2007 17:49:57 -0400
"Dana Jansens" <danakj at orodu.net> wrote:

> On 7/6/07, Folderol <folderol at ukfsn.org> wrote:
> > Hi All.
> >
> > I've just started using openbox and seem to be getting on fairly well
> > but there are a few points I'd like help on that don't seem to be
> > mentioned on the website or in any of the list archives.
> >
> > Is there a list of what options are settable in
> > ~/.config/openbox/rc.xml ?
> They are reasonably well documented in the default configuration file,
> and the latest ObConf provides access to most every option (outside of
> the key/mouse bindings, which are documented in the wiki).
> > Most WMs have 'sides' to windows but openbox only seems to have
> > corners, title and bottom. Is this right?
> In 3.3 yes, in 3.4 no.
> > I've configured things so that clicking in the 'client' area grabs
> > focus but doesn't change window stacking level. However Open Office,
> > and the Mozilla apps don't seem to obey this, and raise on focus.
> > Strangely debian's IceWeasel (which is of course firefox in new clothes)
> > behaves as I would expect.
> If they raise themselves, then they raise themselves.  For a while we
> tried preventing windows from raising themselves arbitrarily, which
> was nice, except that it broke other applications - specifically the
> ever popular pypanel.
> > I'm using V 3.3-2.1 on 64bit debian etch.
> Please upgrade.  We even provide an etch deb.

Thanks for your very quick answers. I can't seem to find a 64bit
deb version so I will try compiling from source as soon as I get time! 

Will J Godfrey

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