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  • New translations: Danish, Coatian, Finnish, Latvian, Japanese, Estonian, Serbian, Arabic, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Polish, Simplified Chinese, German, and Russian translations.
  • Updates to other translations.
  • Fix menu theme preview rendering (including crash on some themes).
  • Add new --tab command line option.
  • Allow larger margins.
  • Updates to Openbox 3.5.2 libraries.


  • Added Norwegian translation
  • Added Turkish translation
  • Updated Traditional Czech, Chinese, Italian, and Swedish translations
  • Add support for the desktop warping option
  • Add support for showing the popup notification when changing desktops
  • Better build support for Max OSX platform (no --export-dynamic)
  • Major layout changes
  • Add support for putting the move/resize popup in a fixed position on screen
  • Add support for the <monitor> window placement option
  • New icon by Myles Green
  • Show an error when the configuration file is not valid, so it doesn't get destroyed by ObConf
  • Add a --config-file option to specify an alternate configuration file.
  • Auto-load the same configuration as Openbox is using, if Openbox was run with --config-file


  • Add Traditional Chinese translation
  • Add Italian translation
  • Add Czech translation
  • Add Spanish translation
  • Add French translation
  • Updated Swedish translation
  • Add new Margins option (Margins tab)
  • Add new option for centering windows when placing them
  • Don't include the debian/ dir in releases
  • Fix the missing TopRight option for the dock
  • Fix the dock stacking option to match changes made in Openbox (it's Above/Below not Top/Bottom)
  • Give the theme previews white client areas to more closely resemble a real window
  • Update to Openbox 3.4.3 libraries


  • Make ObConf work when the .obt file has been renamed (e.g. by box-look.org)
  • Update Swedish translation
  • Update to Openbox 3.4.2 libraries


  • Add the ability to install .obt theme archives
  • Add the ability to create .obt theme archives
  • Double clicking a .obt file will launch it with ObConf, install the theme, and select it for both KDE and GNOME desktops
  • Fix for writing invalid font entries when none existed in the config file already
  • Add new dock options showDelay and noStrut
  • Add mouse option for double click time and drag threshold
  • Add option for animate iconify/restore
  • Make Openbox reconfigure with communication through the X server rather than by PID


  • Add the ability to change your fonts
  • Add the <focusLast> config option
  • When changing the number of desktops, or their names, ObConf will set them in the current session as well as saving them to the Openbox config file.
  • Improve how ObConf sets the desktop names. You can leave them empty and it will use the default translated names from Openbox.


  • Update to the Openbox 3.4 series libraries.
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