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 get newer versions of configuration files (for menu/panels, Conky, tint2 etc.)

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Configuring the tint2 panel in Mabox

Tint2 is a simple panel/taskbar made for OpenBox and other window managers. Tint2 is lightweight, very configurable and have powerfull GUI configurator – tint2conf.
In this article we will look how to configure basic tint2 options in Mabox: position, width, autohide, adding launchers to panel and so on.

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Drop-down or actually show-hide terminal

A drop-down terminal can be very handy sometimes. In Mabox, the default terminal emulator is Terminator, which does not have such functionality.
So I added a little wrapper – mabox-terminal – which is binded to the super-Grave key combination.
It’s not actually a drop-down terminal, it’s more of a show-hide.

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