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[http://fvwm.org/ FVWM] is a powerful and highly configurable desktop window manager for the X  Window system. It supports any number of virtual desktops, each divided into multiple pages. It also supports side title bars, including vertical text.
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also installs http://gna.org/projects/fvwm-crystal/
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{{citelink|url=http://fvwm.org/|txt=FVWM}} is a powerful and highly configurable desktop window manager for the X  Window system. It supports any number of virtual desktops, each divided into multiple pages. It also supports side title bars, including vertical text.
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When you install FVWM on PC-BSD®, it also installs {{citelink|url=http://gna.org/projects/fvwm-crystal/|txt=FVWM-Crystal}}. Both window managers will be added to the login menu.
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Figure 6.8a shows the default PC-BSD® desktop if you select FVWM from the login menu. The application menu was opened by clicking the mouse anywhere on the desktop.
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'''Figure 6.8a: FVWM Running on PC-BSD®'''
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Figure 6.8b shows the default PC-BSD® desktop if you select FVWM-Crystal from the login menu. To open an xterm in FVWM-Crystal, right-click any area of the desktop.
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'''Figure 6.8b: FVWM-Crystal Running on PC-BSD®'''
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{{citelink|url=http://polishlinux.org/apps/fvwm-crystal-speed-and-transparency/|txt=This article}} provides a good overview of the features and configurable options for FVWM-Crystal.
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The {{citelink|url=http://fvwm.org/doc/unstable/index.html|txt=FVWM Documentation}} provides further information about configuring FVWM.
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Revision as of 10:00, 11 September 2012

(Sorry for the inconvenience)

FVWM[1] is a powerful and highly configurable desktop window manager for the X Window system. It supports any number of virtual desktops, each divided into multiple pages. It also supports side title bars, including vertical text.

When you install FVWM on PC-BSD®, it also installs FVWM-Crystal[2]. Both window managers will be added to the login menu.

Figure 6.8a shows the default PC-BSD® desktop if you select FVWM from the login menu. The application menu was opened by clicking the mouse anywhere on the desktop.

Figure 6.8a: FVWM Running on PC-BSD®

Fvwm.png

Figure 6.8b shows the default PC-BSD® desktop if you select FVWM-Crystal from the login menu. To open an xterm in FVWM-Crystal, right-click any area of the desktop.

Figure 6.8b: FVWM-Crystal Running on PC-BSD®

Fvwm-crystal.png

This article[3] provides a good overview of the features and configurable options for FVWM-Crystal.

The FVWM Documentation[4] provides further information about configuring FVWM.

References


  1. http://fvwm.org/
  2. http://gna.org/projects/fvwm-crystal/
  3. http://polishlinux.org/apps/fvwm-crystal-speed-and-transparency/
  4. http://fvwm.org/doc/unstable/index.html
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