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Revisiting lxp-icewm
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musher0


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Location: Gatineau (Qc), Canada

PostPosted: Fri 18 Apr 2014, 10:50    Post_subject:  

Hello, all.

I've made available a fresh copy of lxp-icewm, at DataFileHost, today.
(The limelinx site does not exist anymore.) Please click on the new URL
in my first post above.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=620276&sort=lastpost#620276

Unpack the archive where convenient for you, then click on all the pets
one after the other. That will install lxp-icewm on any Puppy -- at least
from Puppy 4.31 on.

To restart your Puppy with lxp-icewm,
* type Ctrl-Alt-Backspace; You're now in the initial black console;
* type
Code:
exec xwin lxp-icewm

That will open X with lxp-icewm as the window manager;
* you may have to fiddle with the position of the "stalonetray" tray -- in
/root/.stalontrayrc -- to adapt its position to your desktop. It's the line that
says: "geometry";
* I've included lots of regular icewm themes, in addition to the default
lxp-icewm ones. I made sure that these icewm themes all display
properly in lxp-icewm, To explore the themes, right click on an empty
space on the desktop, click Settings -> Themes. You can't miss it! Smile
* There is no menu button because you have buttons for all the sub-
menus on the task bar, starting at the third icon from the left. Hover
your cursor over them and you'll see the sub-menu labels.

Have fun! BFN

musher0

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