[Solved]Can't change Windows Decorations

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maces
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Re: Can't change Windows Decorations

Postby maces » Fri Jul 03, 2009 2:58 pm

Not good, try the follwoing:

1) open a terminal and type in "ln -s /home/lol2dol/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml /home/lol2dol/.config/openbox/rc.xml"
2) type in "openbox --reconfigure"

any changes?

maces

lol.2.dol
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Re: Can't change Windows Decorations

Postby lol.2.dol » Fri Jul 03, 2009 7:19 pm

Ohh it works!
My settings are back! Thank you!

Obconf always try to find the wrong file, but it's OK! Thank you maces!

franklx
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Re: [Solved]Can't change Windows Decorations

Postby franklx » Fri Nov 20, 2009 9:59 pm

I've got the same problem.
He really wants to write to "/openbox/lxde-rc.xml" (in root / !).
I then create a directory "/openbox" with rights that i can write to it and make a link:

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sudo mkdir /openbox
sudo chgrp franklx /openbox
sudo chmod g+w /openbox
ln -s ~/.config/openbox/lxde-rc.xml /openbox/lxde-rc.xml

Now it works fine and all the changes are saved, but i think it's a bug that he don't use the lxde-rc.xml in "/home/...".

I've just upgrade from minimal ubuntu 9.04 with lxde to ubuntu 9.10.

franklx

Riateche
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Re: [Solved]Can't change Windows Decorations

Postby Riateche » Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:34 pm

Previous solution is wonderful, but I found another one. Edit /usr/bin/openbox-lxde file.
Old content:

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#!/bin/sh
exec openbox --config-file $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/openbox/lxde-rc.xml $@

New content:

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#!/bin/sh
exec openbox --config-file ~/openbox/lxde-rc.xml $@

bigworld
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Re: [Solved]Can't change Windows Decorations

Postby bigworld » Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:32 am

I reinstalled the packages, I always get the same error about the file in obconf.

How I can change the Windows décoration without obconf?




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