I am often asked what is the best Desktop Software for Linux? a good Desktop must be fast by window handling, easy to read and needs less hardware resources the fonts must be clear and easy to read animations should not break the operations, glossy windows should by easy to switch off a taskbar should always show you which apps are active and opened a taskbar should not group icons! a progam menu should open fast and should wait for user interactions, special for newbies or older people! a good Desktop Software should not force you to the need of […]
Problem: If you want to work faster with your Openbox Desktop you should use Keyboard Shortcuts for often used Programs like Internet, Mail and Run Command box. Solution: edit as user $nano /home/user/.config/openbox/rc.xml insert #Fullscreen CTRL+F11 <keybind key="C-F11"> <action name="ToggleFullscreen"/> </keybind> #RunCommand with gmrun on X CTRL+R <keybind key="C-R"> <action name="Execute"> <execute>gmrun</execute> </action> </keybind> #Internet Key with chromium CTRL+I <keybind key="C-i"> <action name="Execute"> <execute>chromium-browser</execute> </action> </keybind> #Internet Mail with icedove CTRL+M <keybind key="C-M"> <action name="Execute"> <execute>icedove</execute> </action> </keybind> save and relogin into openbox..enjoy economy working.. Remark: Its powerful on small Netbooks or Laptops cause you don’t need to use tricky […]
System: i386 Lucid Lynx default setup Problem: If you try to mount a local ftp share Nautilus stops working by loading files of a folder like 100 Images Solution: Remove Samba-Common and Nautilus-share with #sudo aptitude remove nautilus-share samba-commone –purge try now ftp mount..this bug is reported and unsolved
Bug: If you want to use JWM as fast Window Manager instead of Gnome you got a little Bug, after Login at GDM Login Manager the JWM Desktop seems to hang. Background: missing deps of menu and menu-xdg Solution: #sudo aptitude install menu menu-xdg #sudo update-menus #sudo service gdm restart if you miss some installed Programs then edit: #sudo nano /etc/menu-methods/jwm (and add lines, easy look for other program lines and copy them) after close and save the jwm file-menu-template run #sudo update-menus and relogin.. enjoy the fast slim Desktop..