On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 10:03:36PM -0400, Noah Meyerhans wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 05:26:03PM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> > cd /usr/share/doc/menu. read contents. enjoy.
"man update-menus" is also a good starter.
> The Debian menu system is definitely your friend. However, I like a
> little more control than what you can get from your .menu directory.
> For example, The Debian menu system populates the menus in alphabetical
> order. That's fine for a generic system, but when I'm customizing my
> environment it's nice to have more control.
Did you know that you can write your own user versions? Just copy the
contents of /etc/menu-methods/ to ~/.menu-methods/ and tweak away.
> Another nice thing I do with WindowMaker is define "XTERM" in my
> wmmacros file to be the terminal emulator I'd like to use. That way all
> my menu entries that bring up terminal windows (remote logins, whatever)
> bring up similar looking windows. If I ever decide to switch from Eterm
> to something else, it's just a matter of changing a single line and
> restarting Window Maker. (I do hope that all terminal emulators will
> continue to support -e they way most currently seem to.)
Have a look at /etc/menu-methods/menu.h, it is there already.
> I just figured I'd share a couple tips for customizing your environment.
> I'm sure there are other ways to do what I do, and I'm sure other people
> have neat things they do to make their interface more useful.
With "menu" package, there's need to reinvent the wheel, just build the car.
- Re: menu
- From: Noah Meyerhans <email@example.com>