Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Thu 27 Nov 2014, 19:15
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Puppy Derivatives
Menu
Moderators: Flash, JohnMurga
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
Page 1 of 1 [4 Posts]  
Author Message
profolio

Joined: 03 Nov 2006
Posts: 66
Location: Montreal Qc

PostPosted: Thu 29 May 2008, 15:02    Post subject:  Menu
Subject description: Point and click
 

First off, while I'm not very active on this forum, I have nonetheless been following the new developments via a good friend of mine (we met on Grafpup a while back) and have returned to Puppy (Muppy in this case) after two years of distro hopping. Congrats to Mu for a fantastic job and bringing BK's tireless efforts one step further to a user friendly desktop.
I recently downed Muppy Standard 8.3 and find it very promising. I do however dislike the gnome-like menu and the upper menu bar. My questions are...How can I revert to a point and click anywhere menu like the one in 8.2
Minisys. And, can I get rid off the upper menu bar.
Thanks for the help

_________________
Michel
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
MU


Joined: 24 Aug 2005
Posts: 13644
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Thu 29 May 2008, 20:04    Post subject:  

remove GtkBasic-Panel from /root/autostart/
You can move it to
/root/autostart/off/
for tests.

Edit /usr/sbin/fixmenus
from:

Code:
if [ "$w" == "muppywm starticewm" ];then
exit 0
fi


to:
Code:
if [ "$w" == "muppywm starticewm" ];then
# exit 0
fi


edit:
/root/.icewm/preferences
from:
TaskBarShowStartMenu=0 # 0/1
to:
TaskBarShowStartMenu=1 # 0/1

Now it should use Icewms menu, after you restarted X.
Not exactly sure, as I am too tired now for tests.
I want to add a utility to choose among Icewm/GtkBasicPanel/LXPanel in version 008.4, but this still can take some weeks.
Let me know, if my instructions are not sufficient, then I'll have a closer look next week.
I'm offline this weekend.

Mark

_________________
my recommended links
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
profolio

Joined: 03 Nov 2006
Posts: 66
Location: Montreal Qc

PostPosted: Fri 30 May 2008, 05:49    Post subject: reMenu  

Thanks MU. I'll try it over the weekend and post the results on Monday
_________________
Michel
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
profolio

Joined: 03 Nov 2006
Posts: 66
Location: Montreal Qc

PostPosted: Sat 31 May 2008, 08:02    Post subject: update
Subject description: re menu
 

Hi Mu,
Regarding getting rid of the upper taskbar...it worked but I couldn't get a point-and-click menu. Having 008.2 on another box, I imported my icewm prefs to 008.3. That gave me the option to enable JWM and get the point-and-click menu as you will see in the screenie. While it might not be the best method, it works. Some caveats though are that I'd much rather have the icewm taskbar at the bottom but whem I activate icewm I loose the menu. Conky seems to get stuck in jwm and I can't move it as I did in ice. Pushing this a little further, is there a way to make that menu background transparent or a the very least a 50% gray to mesh with the bcgd.
Cheers
[/img]
Muppy.JWM.png
Description 
png

 Download 
Filename  Muppy.JWM.png 
Filesize  295.04 KB 
Downloaded  366 Time(s) 

_________________
Michel
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Display posts from previous:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 [4 Posts]  
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Puppy Derivatives
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0682s ][ Queries: 12 (0.0252s) ][ GZIP on ]