matchbox-panel-2 or matchbox-panel?

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Tue Feb 20 20:44:39 CET 2007

Koen Kooi wrote:
>>> Mb-panel-2 also doesn't seem to understand -b (background pixmap) and --orientation, do
>>> you have some hints what to put in /etc/matchbox/session?
>> No need to. mb-panel-2 is a Gtk+ application hence the widget has a
>> certain name and is styled via gtkrc. Please see

> Cool, but how does that specify orientation?

It doesn't. The default mb-panel-2 seems to sit {0,0,0,0} unless you
tell otherwise via --geometry. Since this is the proper place for it
per OpenMoko specs, I just didn't investigate more. The new
matchbox-session file will call it with --geometry

>  Is it Border {0,0,0,0}? I'll see if I can
> prepare a patch to matchbox-session and task-openmoko to get mb-panel-2 to work.


>  You might
> want to merge the mb-panel-2 changes from OE, or else you won't be able to install it over
> mb-panel-1.

Will do.


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