[openbox] support questions
mikachu at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 15:28:18 EDT 2007
On 20/03/07, Clay Barnes <clay.barnes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 00:06 Wed 21 Mar , spg wrote:
> > David Barr wrote:
> > >spg wrote:
> > >>Hi there,
> > >>is it allowed to use this mailing list for openbox support questions?
> > >>
> > >Hi!
> > >
> > >of course you can ask questions, preferably questions that are not
> > >answered in FAQs or manuals but ,you know, just ask what you want,
> > >people can always not answer :)
> > >
> > >David
> > Cool,
> > well i've been trying to find a good guide or at least more information
> > about configuring my desktops as a 3 x 3 grid instead of 1 line.
> > Unfortunatly both the docs and the faq has almost no information about
> > such a configuration , except that it has something to do with the pager.
> > Can anyone , either give me more information , a sample or perhaps a
> > good link ?
> While OB3 doesn't configure arrangment of desktops (that's the pager's
> job), it would be a fairly small change to the code to add syntax for
> something like this in rc.xml:
> If you feel like coding it, it'd be a nice way to get your feet wet
> with OB3 code. If not, you could file a feature request in the
> Or you could just run a pager. :-P
> I ended up just having a single row of desktops because I run a *very*
> lean system and I didn't like having a pager on my desktop (or having
> to open and close one with each startup) just for such a small
> difference for me.
It is, in fact, not very simple to implement once you consider the
fact that putting said configuration in rc.xml makes people running a
pager unable to use it to configure desktop layout.
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