The optional comment is not displayed, but can be useful for internal documentation or script parsing of menu files. [nop] (label). Insert a non- operational. Fluxbox provides a number of window management features such as tabbing All Fluxbox configuration is stored in plaintext files, however some . Content is available under GNU Free Documentation License or later. Some information on the Fluxbox window manager. Contents Fluxbox themes; Debian-based Fluxbox Distros . Fluxbox documentation.

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It’s a matter of readability in this case. Instead, an additional entry should be made to fluxbox’ startup file:. For an example of this:. Provides a menu item to stick or unstick the window. Bevel1 is the default bevel. Fluxbox is simply another program that runs on X The major components are as follows:. A control-click on the tab of one windows starts the tab feature, allowing you to then drag it onto the tab of another window.

Any line that starts with a or! The root menu must begin with a [begin] tag and end with an [end] tag, and every tag must be on its own line.

For a description of color names, see X 1.

For those who are unfamiliar with Linux’s desktop model, window managers WMs are the applications which are run by X11 to manage other graphical programs. This enables users to more readily see the contents of their documentatiln and init files for Fluxbox. It is a simple list of window names, one per dockapp. Comments are allowed in this file, for lines beginning with.


Lets take our example above and add an override for the toolbar. Any submenu definition must have its corresponding [end] tag.

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Many WMs come with utilities to view pictures images in a directory. Run it with the following options as documebtation non-root user to generate documwntation menu:. The label is the text that will appear in the parent menu, and the title is shown at the top of the submenu. When dealing with WMs a must have is a program lock to the X display for preventing unauthorized system access.

In accordance with Fluxbox’s goal of simplicity, the main menu, the keyboard shortcuts and the basic configuration are all changed by editing text files.

This is much like [separator]but instead of a line, it inserts a label. Contents Introduction What is Fluxbox?


Structural Tags [begin] title This tells fluxbox to start parsing the documentztion file. However, this file consists of only one [ tag ] per line with no labels, commands, or icons. First, make sure a working X documentatkon has been installed, as shown in the X Server’s configuration article. Button 3 Un Maximize window horizontally. Here is the exhaustive component list for fluxbox 1 styles. All the menu commands called here, tags are enclosed by square brackets, menu names will be enclosed between parentheses and the actual commands are enclosed between braces.

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Colors, gradients, borders, and several other basic appearance attributes fluxxbox be specified; recent versions of Fluxbox support rounded corners and graphical elements. If omitted, the title will be the same as the label. The comand… documentatioh of the [exec] tag can take advantage of other environment variables if they are set before fluxbox is started. Workspace 2 Mod1 F3: To use one of the standard styles navigate to the System Styles menu under your main fluxbox 1 menu.


A texture description consists of up to five fields, which are as follows:. For example if you wanted all of the text to be one color you would do:. Button 2 Un Maximize window vertically. Add the following to the newly created file, uncommenting as needed, and filling in values for the CAPS:. The title appears at the top of the menu.

Some applications may re-set their own title from time-to-time, wiping out your setting. This tells fluxbox to insert a link to the workspaces menu directly into your menu. A docking app runs as sort of an icon with minature display or controls. The key file has a rather simple and clean layout, as shown in the following example: There are several polkit agents available and if a desktop profile is used, one of them will already be installed.

Insert a non-operational item into the current menu. When selected this item re-reads the current style and menu files and applies any changes. That is it; Fluxbox is now installed! It also presents a security risk to the unaware. You can combine multiple windows into one window with tabs across the top by simply middle-clicking the tab of one window and holding it down and dragging and dropping on the tab of another window.