Monthly Archives: November 2013

Vintage theme pack


Here is another theme for Openbox. If you want additional information about Openbox then check out my previous post from the topic:

Here is a screen capture from the theme decorations:

Vintage theme

Parts of to theme and download links:

*Vintage theme file

*Vintage main background

*Vintage alternative background

*Yellow_vintage Firefox/Thunderbird persona

Openbox theme installation: Just download the theme archive and then open it. The theme will be automatically installed to your .themes folder which is found inside your user’s home directory. Note: Do make sure that you have the obconf  installed. Obconf handles the theme installations  in Openbox

To apply wallpapers you can use, for example, feh:

feh –bg-scale backgroundname.png

Vintage  is released under GPL


Keyboard layout values in Linux

As I have many times used setxkbmap to set my keyboard language in Linux it has proven to be a good tool for the job.(usage example: setxkbmap en)

As it sometimes happens, users might need additional languages than English or Finnish  for setting the keyboard layout correctly. Here is a good link to achieve just that as it presents the full list of keyboard layouts available::

Customize Openbox root menu (the right click menu)

If you are using Openbox  you will propably want to customize the right click root menu during some point of your usage. To do so use the following procedure:. Continue reading