Introduction to Mabox Linux Desktop

Default Desktop

Main Menu super + space

You can access main menu by right click on desktop, by clicking top-left icon on the panel or by pressing super + space keys.

There is also places menu – super + p – for quick access to home directory.

Software menusuper + i will let you to update system and quick install some popular applications.

Tint2 Panel



Nitrogen is used to set wallpaper.

Dmenu – alternate menu super + m lub alt + F2

Oblogout super + x

Oblogout is used when you want to exit session. You can do that by Menu -> Exit or using shortcut: super + x.

You have options presented on image above:

  • lock = alt + K
  • logout = alt + L
  • switch = alt + W
  • suspend = alt + U
  • hibernate = alt + H
  • restart = alt + R
  • shutdown = alt + S
  • cancel = alt + Escape

Screen Lock super + l

i3lock is used as screen locker. To unlock just write your password and hit Enter.