Category: OpenBox Window Manager

For The Love Of………. ASCII Fish???

“Asciiquarium is an aquarium/sea animation in ASCII art.” Being a lover of ASCII art, I was quite thrilled to have stumbled upon this wonderful little program (Asciiquarium) back in 2006/2007 or so.  At the time, after performing a very custom Gentoo build with a KDE front-end, I discovered that Asciiquarium was built into the system…


Open Terminal, Execute a Command, and Keep Terminal Open

A while back, someone asked me if I knew of a way to launch a terminal session from the Gnome panel, execute a command, and keep the terminal open.  The example that I will use is launching the nmap help feature.  Surely there are multiple ways to do this.  Of course you could always put…


Dark Themes for OpenBox

Funny how time seems to just fly by.  Below is a list of themes for OpenBox that I created nearly a year ago and I’ve been meaning to post them on Box-Look.org all this time.  The one called “Studio-2” is the theme that I primarily use on a daily basis, and “Sage” comes in as…


Making Life Easier With Scripts For Nautilus

In my previous post, I talked about how you can use Nautilus and the nautilus-image-converter as tools for resizing and rotating your images.  Although PCManFM is my preferred file manager, and I often use Thunar if I am bulk renaming files, I keep coming back to Nautilus for file management, network file browsing, image resizing/rotation,…


Bulk Resizing & Rotating Images In Linux Using Nautilus

Although I’ve been meaning to share this information with you for some time, it was a comment in this post that recently prompted me to get busy writing.  Someone asked the question, why use Nautilus in OpenBox?  Gnome is the desktop manager that I use at work, and Nautilus is the file manager that I…


Latest Desktop

My Thinkpad T30 is probably the machine that I use the most, and it is running Crunchbang Linux.  Screen resolution is only 1024×768.  This screenshot shows one of my recent OpenBox themes; I call it Sage.  I’ll be posting this one along with a handful of other themes on box-look.org sometime soon.  The conky file…