Using Hotkeys with Openbox

Openbox is a pretty minimalist window manager, so it’s not always easy to configure. If you want to add a hot key preference to openbox (for opening a program with combination of keyboard keys), you will need to edit openbox’s rc.xml file. This file is usually located in ~/.config/openbox/rc.xml. Open rc.xml: or Find a line that says <keyboard>. This […]

Customizing the Openbox Menu

There are two ways you can make changes to the openbox menu. You can edit the menu.xml file, which is usually located with the other openbox configuration files (in ~/.config/openbox/ on Ubuntu 12.04). There’s an easier, GUI-based way – using a program called obmenu. Once you have obmenu installed (sudo apt-get install obmenu), simply type obmenu in […]