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[http://www.peereboom.us/scrotwm/html/scrotwm.html ScrotWM] is a minimalist window manager written by OpenBSD hackers. It is designed to use keyboard shortcuts to access applications and provides a configuration file. If you haven't used ScrotWM before, spend some time reading through its [http://www.peereboom.us/scrotwm/html/man.html man page] first.
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[http://www.peereboom.us/scrotwm/html/scrotwm.html ScrotWM] is a minimalist window manager written by OpenBSD hackers. It provides keyboard shortcuts, a configuration file, and assumes that the user is comfortable with the command line. If you haven't used ScrotWM before, spend some time reading through its [http://www.peereboom.us/scrotwm/html/man.html man page] first.
  
 
Figure 5.8a provides a screenshot of ScrotWM running on a PC-BSD system:
 
Figure 5.8a provides a screenshot of ScrotWM running on a PC-BSD system:
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To launch applications within ScrotWM, start an xterm by pressing ALT SHIFT RETURN. Once you have an xterm, you can start any program you wish. For example, to start Control Panel:
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'''gksu pc-controlpanel'''

Revision as of 06:17, 5 July 2011

(Sorry for the inconvenience)

ScrotWM is a minimalist window manager written by OpenBSD hackers. It provides keyboard shortcuts, a configuration file, and assumes that the user is comfortable with the command line. If you haven't used ScrotWM before, spend some time reading through its man page first.

Figure 5.8a provides a screenshot of ScrotWM running on a PC-BSD system:

Figure 5.8a: ScrotWM on a PC-BSD System

Scrotwm.png

To launch applications within ScrotWM, start an xterm by pressing ALT SHIFT RETURN. Once you have an xterm, you can start any program you wish. For example, to start Control Panel:

gksu pc-controlpanel