How to add custom commands to Menu and SidePanels

In the previous article we learned how to customize the appearance of the menu and sidepanels, now it’s time to see how to add custom commands/launchers. The menu, Sidepanels and most of the Mabox tools are built on the basis of jgmenu – simple, independent, contemporary-looking X11 menu, designed for scripting, ricing and tweaking. Thanks …

RVGL – let’s play Re-Volt natively on Linux

I’m not an avid gamer, but there are a few games that I love to come back to every now and then. One of them is Re-Volt – races of radio-controlled mini-cars. It’s quite an old game, released in 1999, luckily there is a cross platform and modern rewrite / port – RVGL which runs …

Monitor your desktop with GKrellM

GKrellM (GNU Krell Monitors) is a somewhat forgotten program with very interesting features. GKrellM monitors system operating parameters such as: CPU utilization, running processes, memory usage, write and read from disks, incoming and outgoing transfer with statistics counting (for a day, week and month), battery status, incoming mail monitoring

What’s new in Mabox 21.06 Geralt

Mabox Linux 21.06 codename Geralt is ready to download. Iso images are available for download from: or from SourceForge mirrors. Lets see what’s new in Mabox 21.06 Geralt.

How to access all new Mabox features?

Mabox is a rolling-release distribution and as such is updated frequently, this also applies to new Mabox-specific functionalities. Most of them are automatically available right after the update, but some of them require user intervention. In this article, you will learn how to easily access all the new features in Mabox.

Windows tiling in Mabox

OpenBox is a stacking window manager, but in Mabox it is set up to make window tiling little easier. In this post, we will look at the options available by default that will make working with Mabox more enjoyable and effective.

mb-reset – config restore/update helper script

Mabox provides a simple helper script that can be helpful in some uncomfortable situations. mb-reset may be useful when: – you made a fatal mistake editing an important configuration file (rc.xml, autostart) and your system is not working as it should – you are using the Mabox version installed long ago and you want to …