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Originally Posted by crashandburn0420 im in my home folder but i didnt know what ~/ was. btw im using nano. I'm still confused. If you're in your home folder, Code: ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by crashandburn0420
    im in my home folder but i didnt know what ~/ was. btw im using nano.
    I'm still confused. If you're in your home folder,
    Code:
    nano ~/.fluxbox/menu
    Should do the same thing as
    Code:
    nano .fluxbox/menu
    But if it works, it works
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    [quote="smolloy"]
    Quote Originally Posted by crashandburn0420
    Code:
    nano ~/.fluxbox/menu
    Should do the same thing as
    Code:
    nano .fluxbox/menu
    But if it works, it works
    Code:
    nano ~/.fluxbox/menu
    is blank

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    Are you using a Bash shell? That's the only issue I could think of that wouldn't accept '~'.

    "~/" is the home directory. It's extremely odd that it doesn't work for you.

    As far as that ~/.fluxbox/startup thing, I was having issues with trying to run stuff from it, so that's why I recommended something else. But if it works for you, that's definitely the best way to do it.

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    If you're doing it as root then I understand, as ~ points to the home folder of the current user, but if you're doing it as a regular user, then I don't get it.

    However, it doesn't really matter if I understand or not, it only matters if it works
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    Quote Originally Posted by smolloy
    If you're doing it as root then I understand, as ~ points to the home folder of the current user, but if you're doing it as a regular user, then I don't get it.

    However, it doesn't really matter if I understand or not, it only matters if it works
    i was root, so thats the probelm

    thanks for all the help

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