Font Rendering

To set DPI, anti-aliasing, hinting and other X font settings:

Create ~/.Xresources

Xft.dpi:        96
Xft.antialias:  true
Xft.hinting:    true
Xft.rgba:       rgb
Xft.hintstyle:  hintslight

This file is automatically merged into the default X resources upon login. To make changes to these settings and make them effective immediately, merge them into the database using the following command:

$ xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources

Configuration Files

The default Openbox configuration are located in /etc/xdg/openbox/. To change user configuration of Openbox, it is needed to create a directory ~/.config/openbox and copy into it all default configuration files.

Key Bindings

Key bindings are defined in rc.xml at <keyboard> section.

Menu Key

Help:Binding - Openbox

Auto-starting applications

Network manager applet is automatically starting by default. To prevent start of nm-applet:

1. $ cp /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop $HOME/.config/autostart/

2. Change nm-applet.desktop. Add OPENBOX to the list NotShowIn:

Keyboard Layouts and Toggle Hotkey

Add to $HOME/.config/openbox/autoststart:

setxkbmap -layout de,us -option grp:rctrl_rshift_toggle,grp_led:scroll &

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