Using openbox with Gnome

2 12 2005

To use openbox with Gnome
Run openbox –replace after changing gnome
To make this the default window manager from metacity,
update the file ~/.gnome2/session and change
9,RestartCommand=openbox –sm-save-file

To change key bindings

To change root-menu

System default menu: /etc/xdg/openbox/menu.xml
root-menu: Root menu

Mouse btn Left and Right are masked by nautilus.
Useing emelfm2 (download from


Alt-d: show desktop menu
Alt-r: show root menu
Alt-v: show klipboard

Ctl-Alt-d: show desktop