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#1 2015-01-18 19:03:33

ncmprhnsbl
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Dynamic Application Menu for Fluxbox(and others)

archlinux-xdg-menu
perl based application menu generator

https://www.archlinux.org/packages/comm … -xdg-menu/

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xdg-menu


The following WMs are supported:

    twm
    ion3
    WindowMaker
    fvwm2
    icewm
    blackbox
    fluxbox
    openbox
    awesome

For Fluxbox:
With xdg_menu:

$ xdg_menu --format fluxbox  --root-menu /etc/xdg/menus/arch-applications.menu >~/.fluxbox/my-menu

Change your menu file to include generated menu.

For example add line:

 [include] (my-menu)

With update-menus:

    Uncomment fluxbox in /etc/update-menus.conf
    run update-menus as root
    change your menu file to include generated menu.

For example add line:

 [include] (/var/cache/xdg-menu/fluxbox/boxrc)

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#2 2015-01-19 05:00:51

pablokal
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Re: Dynamic Application Menu for Fluxbox(and others)

Thanks for your suggestions including tea!


Getting your questions answered here at ArchBang Forums
Please! Always give hardware info, if there is a chance that 's relevant: #lspci -vnn
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#3 2015-01-19 13:55:08

Mr Green
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Re: Dynamic Application Menu for Fluxbox(and others)

Not tried this wondered if this would work for ArchBang? As a replacement for obmenu-generator


Comments, suggestions please feel free to contact me mrgreen(at)archbang(dot)org

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#4 2015-01-19 14:57:22

ncmprhnsbl
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Re: Dynamic Application Menu for Fluxbox(and others)

yep, works for openbox too,  much like openbox-menu...   seems to lack a 'preferences' section...
has the advantage of being in the repo

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#5 2015-01-19 15:11:10

Mr Green
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Re: Dynamic Application Menu for Fluxbox(and others)

Would not be difficult to add in preferences.... Obconf Lxappearance come to mind


Comments, suggestions please feel free to contact me mrgreen(at)archbang(dot)org

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