I am using XFCE and I want to have an entry in the menu that will lock the screen. The command that locks the screen in XFCE is
yes… it took me some time to figure it out. Anyway, from here it is quite straightforward. I made the following
Filed under desktop, system
I have always preferred a graphical IRC client, probably because I got familiar with IRC quite late. I used to make XChat auto login to
irc.freenode.net with my username, but since I did this once per Slackware release, I never really remembered how I set it up.
Filed under desktop, network
One of my all time favourite GTK2 themes is the good old Industrial, part of the gtk-engines. I even maintain at SBo the GTK1 Industrial engine/theme. Unfortunatelly, there is no port to GTK3 and seems there will not be anytime soon. Just as with almost all famous GTK2 engines/themes. New themes are emerging following the flat design fashion that I am really not fond of.
Every time I need to open a shell script file that is executable (typically a SlackBuild), I right click on it in Thunar and select my editor from the Open with sub-menu. I miss the functionality of Nautilus, where I could tell the file browser to directly open such shell script files in a text editor when double clicked.
I searched a little and found several discussions about it. Continue reading