Openbox Themes and Apps

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Note: This article is a supplement to the main Openbox article.

This wiki article deals with customizing the appearance of Openbox in Arch Linux. Helper programs such as panels and trays are also explained.

Keyboard layout switchers

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Notes: please use the second argument of the template to provide more detailed indications. (Discuss in Talk:Openbox Themes and Apps#)
  • fbxkb — A NETWM compliant keyboard indicator and switcher. It shows a flag of current keyboard in a systray area and allows you to switch to another one.
http://fbxkb.sourceforge.net/ || fbxkbAUR
  • xxkb — A lightweight keyboard layout indicator and switcher.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xxkb/ || xxkb
  • qxkb — A keyboard switcher written in Qt.
http://code.google.com/p/qxkb/ || qxkbAUR
  • X Neural Switcher — A text analyser, it detects the language of the input and corrects the keyboard layout if needed.
http://www.xneur.ru/ || xneurAUR, gxneurAUR (GUI)

Logout dialog

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A few simple shutdown managers are available:

  • exitx — A logout dialog for Openbox that uses Sudo.
http://www.linuxsir.com/bbs/lastpostinthread350740.html || exitxAUR
  • exitx-polkit — A GTK logout dialog for Openbox with PolicyKit support.
https://github.com/z0id/exitx-polkit || exitx-polkit-gitAUR
  • exitx-systemd — A GTK logout dialog for Openbox with systemd support.
https://github.com/z0id/exitx-systemd || exitx-systemd-gitAUR
  • obshutdown — A great GTK/Cairo based shutdown manager for Openbox and other window managers.
https://github.com/panjandrum/obshutdown || obshutdownAUR