Lua/LuaJit Open-Box Application pipe-menu
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Lua/Luajit OpenBox Application Pipe-Menu


This is a tool to generate OpenBox-Menus

Currently is adds icons for Categories from the Adwaita Theme Currently is adds icons for Applications from the hicolor Theme

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How to Generate menus:

Just execute the tool in the command line( with a redirect, if you want a static menu ), or include it in ~/config/openbox/menu.xml file..

  • standalone
  • via menu.xml integration
    <menu execute="/usr/bin/lobamenu" id="applications-menu" icon="/usr/share/pixmaps/other/Applications.png" label="Applications"/>


To use lobamenu, you just need to install its depedencies..


1. Install Dependencies.
  • apt-get install lua5.3
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/lua lua /usr/bin/lua5.3 1
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/luac luac /usr/bin/luac5.3 1