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Can someone fix dmenu in Musca?

Discussion in 'Other Window Managers' started by JOHNordic, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. JOHNordic

    JOHNordic New Member

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    Hi!

    I use FreeBSD 9 stable, wm is musca, but dmenu in musca does not run.

    startx says:

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     dmenu_path: not found
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    uname -a
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      FreeBSD * 9.0-STABLE FreeBSD 9.0-STABLE #0: Mon Apr 23 22:17:07 CST 2012 ...

    pkg_info | grep musca
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      musca-0.9.24        ...

    pkg_info | grep dmenu
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      dmenu-4.5           ... 


    I'm not sure it's my problem or bug.
     
  2. JOHNordic

    JOHNordic New Member

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    Thanks DutchDaemon
     
  3. nekoexmachina

    nekoexmachina New Member

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    There is no dmenu_path in the default dmenu package. You could either fix the port, install it manually or fix the musca configuration.
     
  4. JOHNordic

    JOHNordic New Member

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    Sorry. I'm not developer :(
     
  5. zennybsd

    zennybsd New Member

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    mod+d

    As a rule of thumb, use musca conf to assign your desired key combination to launch dmenu. In old versions, it is bound to mod+v and in newer one, mod+d. Details by searching online "archlinux+musca" which gives you step by step instructions to configure musca. Hope this solves your concern.

    /z
     
  6. JOHNordic

    JOHNordic New Member

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    dmenu 4.4 in musca is ok, FreeBSD 8-stable.

    When I use FreeBSD9-stable, it's wrong.
     
  7. JOHNordic

    JOHNordic New Member

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    I tried xmonad, dmenu is' run. It's the same problem.
     
  8. zennybsd

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    I do not run musca because I found wm/i3 as the most configurable tiling/floating window manager with lowest footprint. And with that dmenu runs pretty well both with FreeBSD8 and 9.

    I make the configuration changes in the i3 configuration file. Details can be found at http://i3wm.org

    DISCLAIMER: I tried all forms of window managers in the last 28 years including the most recent ones, but I found screen/tmux the best without X and i3 is the most configuration tiling/floating window managers with X. This is my own experience, others requirements and experience may vary.

    /z
     
  9. rupil

    rupil New Member

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    I run musca-0.9.24 with dmenu-4.5 on FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE and haven't had an issue. What are the contents of your dmenu_run file?
     
  10. Jsanchez

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    dmenu + i3 running fine on 9-RELEASE