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==Introduction==
 
From the project's [http://code.google.com/p/ttm/ homepage]:
 
 
 
''ttm is a simple panel/taskbar intentionally made for openbox3, but should also work with other window managers. It's still in early development so please report bugs :)''
 
 
 
===Features===
 
* background button-border effect (see screenshot)
 
* font shadow
 
* option to center tasks
 
* option to change panel width/height
 
* tasks do now squeeze (more or less) when they hit panel edge
 
* middle-click closes window
 
* left-click toggles shade
 
 
 
===Requirements===
 
In order to grab the latest (svn) snapshot of tint's source code, you'll need to install subversion (a versioning system):
 
# pacman -S subversion
 
 
 
==Installation==
 
 
 
Tint is available from the standard repositories:
 
 
 
# pacman -S tint2
 
 
 
=== PKGBUILD from AUR ===
 
 
 
Tint's [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=40739 PKGBUILD] is now available in [[AUR]]. Build it with [[Makepkg]] and install with pacman.
 
 
 
The config file will be created on tint's first run at .config/tint/tintrc
 
 
 
=== Compiling from source ===
 
Open your favourite terminal and enter:
 
$ svn checkout http://ttm.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ ttm
 
$ cd ./ttm/src
 
$ make
 
$ sudo make install
 
Now copy the sample config:
 
$ cd ..
 
$ mkdir -p ~/.config/tint/
 
$ cp config_sample ~/.config/tint/tintrc
 
 
 
=== Other Installation Methods ===
 
Edit your /etc/pacman.conf and add:
 
 
 
[rfad]
 
# Repository made by haxit | Contact: requiem [at] archlinux.us for package suggestions!
 
Server = http://web.ncf.ca/ey723/archlinux/repo/
 
 
 
And then run the following:
 
 
 
pacman -S tint
 
 
 
== Running Tint ==
 
 
 
You should now be able to launch tint as you would any other application (e.g. Alt+F2 -> tint).  To run it at startup, you can add it to the ~/.xinitrc, or ~/.config/openbox/autostart file, for example:
 
 
 
xscreensaver -no-splash &
 
eval `cat $HOME/.fehbg` &
 
conky &
 
visibility &
 
'''''tint &'''''
 
exec openbox-session
 
 
 
== Other Resources ==
 
 
 
[http://tint2.googlecode.com/files/tint-0.6.pdf Tint 0.6 Documentation (PDF)]
 
 
 
[http://tint2.googlecode.com/files/tint2-0.7.pdf Tint2 0.7 Documentation (PDF)]
 

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