Linux Desktop

Changing the default session in Elementary OS

I installed Elementary OS a few months ago, but moved back to Ubuntu for some reason or another. A couple days ago I decided to give Elementary OS another try. Well, tonight I finally started missing openbox too much and decided to install it and give up on Elementary’s default desktop manager. Once I installed openbox, I logged out and noticed that the greeter didn’t have a way to change the session.

Autostart.sh in openbox

To autostart programs or scripts in openbox, add # Programs that will run after Openbox has started command1 & command2 & To the end of ~/.config/openbox/autostart (create the directories and file if they don’t exist) My autostart section looks like this: #Programs that will run after Openbox has started tint2 & kupfer & nm-applet & dropbox start &