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== Features ==
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* Real theme previews generated using libobrender
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* Written in Ruby, not a pain in the ass to add new options to it (not 500 callback functions like the C version)
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== Caveats ==
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* Lags behind openbox development either because I'm lazy or because of school.
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* Ubuntu has an old (buggy) version of ruby-gnome2 in its repositories that doesn't work well with Obconf.
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== Installation ==
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You'll need the following:
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* openbox from subversion
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  * svn co svn://svn.icculus.org/openbox/trunk/ openbox
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  * cd openbox; ./configure --prefix=/usr; make; make install [make install requires root privileges]
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* [http://ruby-gnome2.sourceforge.jp/ ruby-gnome2] 0.16.0 or cvs.
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  * FOR 0.16.0 ONLY: edit /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/libglade2.rb
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    * find (should be line 42)
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{{{
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#!ruby
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if signal_proc
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}}}
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    * add guard_source_from_gc(source) so that it looks like
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{{{
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#!ruby
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if signal_proc
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    guard_source_from_gc(source)
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}}}
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* ruby-gettext
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* obtain and install obconf
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  * svn co http://svn.l3ib.org/obconf/trunk obconf
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  * cd obconf; sudo ruby setup.rb [requires root privileges]
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* enjoy life
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  * run obconf2
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== Screenshots ==
 
== Screenshots ==
 
[[Image:Obconf_Theme.png]]
 
[[Image:Obconf_Theme.png]]

Revision as of 19:50, 19 May 2007

Contents

Features

  • Real theme previews generated using libobrender
  • Written in Ruby, not a pain in the ass to add new options to it (not 500 callback functions like the C version)

Caveats

  • Lags behind openbox development either because I'm lazy or because of school.
  • Ubuntu has an old (buggy) version of ruby-gnome2 in its repositories that doesn't work well with Obconf.

Installation

You'll need the following:

* openbox from subversion
  * svn co svn://svn.icculus.org/openbox/trunk/ openbox
  * cd openbox; ./configure --prefix=/usr; make; make install [make install requires root privileges]
* ruby-gnome2 0.16.0 or cvs.
  * FOR 0.16.0 ONLY: edit /usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/libglade2.rb
    * find (should be line 42)

{{{

  1. !ruby

if signal_proc }}}

    * add guard_source_from_gc(source) so that it looks like

{{{

  1. !ruby

if signal_proc

   guard_source_from_gc(source)

}}}

* ruby-gettext
* obtain and install obconf
  * svn co http://svn.l3ib.org/obconf/trunk obconf
  * cd obconf; sudo ruby setup.rb [requires root privileges]
* enjoy life
  * run obconf2

Screenshots

File:Obconf Theme.png

File:Obconf Appearance.png

File:Behaviour.png

File:Obconf Desktops.png

File:Obconf Dock.png

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