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'''Note''': Scrotwm has recently been renamed '''''spectrwm''''' and will soon be renamed in PC-BSD meta packages also.<br>
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[http://opensource.conformal.com/wiki/spectrwm spectrwm], formerlyly known as Scrotwm,  is a minimalist window manager written by OpenBSD hackers. It provides keyboard shortcuts, a configuration file, and assumes that the user prefers to use the command line. If you haven't used spectrwm before, spend some time reading through its [http://www.peereboom.us/scrotwm/html/man.html man page] first.  
[http://opensource.conformal.com/wiki/spectrwm spectrwm] is a minimalist window manager written by OpenBSD hackers. It provides keyboard shortcuts, a configuration file, and assumes that the user prefers to use the command line. If you haven't used spectrwm before, spend some time reading through its [http://www.peereboom.us/scrotwm/html/man.html man page] first.  
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Figure 5.10a provides a screenshot of spectrwm running on a PC-BSD system:
 
Figure 5.10a provides a screenshot of spectrwm running on a PC-BSD system:

Revision as of 04:29, 6 April 2012

(Sorry for the inconvenience)

spectrwm, formerlyly known as Scrotwm, is a minimalist window manager written by OpenBSD hackers. It provides keyboard shortcuts, a configuration file, and assumes that the user prefers to use the command line. If you haven't used spectrwm before, spend some time reading through its man page first.

Figure 5.10a provides a screenshot of spectrwm running on a PC-BSD system:

Figure 5.10a: spectrwm on a PC-BSD System

Scrotwm.png

To launch applications within spectrwm, 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 type pc-controlpanel.

NOTE: spectrwm does not provide minimize, maximize, or close buttons within its windows. To close a GUI application, use CTRL-c within the xterm you used to launch the application.

  • Former site ScrotWM currently accessible.
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