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14
15
16 Welcome to Fvwm Nightshade! This project aims to be a lightweight but
17 feature rich and good looking configuration of Fvwm. It contains many
18 useful things to make work and life easier with a flavour of a modern
19 desktop. But it can be configure by your own. It is good documented and
20 shows you what is possible with this powerful window manager.
21
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23 Featurelist of Fvwm Nightshade:
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24 ===============================
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25 - Config tool for base settings (Font, layouts, etc)
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26 - 4 virtual desktop pages (at the moment)
27 - Taskbar to show running apps per page
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28 - Two layouts: horizontal and vertical (notfinished) with
29 - horizontal:
30 Top
31 +--------+ +--------+ +--------+
32 | | | | | |
33 +--------+ +--------+ +--------+
34 IconManager Pager Panel
35
36 - vertical:
37 Top right
38 +--------+
39 | | Panel
40 +--------+
41 +--------+
42 | | Pager
43 +--------+
44 +--------+
45 | | IconManager
46 +--------+
47
48 Panel in both with:
49 - Menu
50 - Systray (stalonetray)
51 - cpu graph (conky)
52 - date and time (conky)
53
54
55 - Lock desk & screensaver (xscreensaver)
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56 - Personal menu via FvwmScript-PersonalMenu
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57 - Background configurable with thumb browser (imagemagick and eterm)
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58 - Animation control of window moves
59 - Simple "Run" command with FvwmForm
60 - Some themes/decors (Default, Ambience and Air). Can be changed on the
61 fly without restart
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62 - Own themes and layouts can be created with templates (at the moment
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63 only theme templates available)
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64 - Autostart possibility (starting apps while startup)
65 - A useful set of GUI tools to configure the global system (Gtk+, Qt,
66 mouse, keyboard, etc)
67 - Help messages for mouse bindings in titlebar, window, corners, sides
68 and icon with Shift-Alt-Ctrl + click
69 - Help messages for key bindings with Shift-Alt-Ctrl + key (see on
70 "Keybindings")
71 - A global one with Shift-Alt-Ctrl + H
72 - Dynamic menus
73 - Switching focus between windows with Alt-Tab
74 - Splash screen
75 - Print messages for needed apps for full config functionality in
76 .xsessions-error
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79 Requirements:
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80 =============
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81 Required: Fvwm >= 2.6.6 (compiled with all features), python-xdg,
82 xterm, conky, xscreensaver, eterm, imagemagick,
83 stalonetray, wm-icons
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84
85 Recommended: gnomes network manager, Volume Icon
86
87 Useful: fdpowermon, bluetooth-applet, pm-utils, LxApearance,
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88 qtconfig for qt3, qtconfig for qt4, xneurs
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90
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91 These systray apps started automatically, if stalonetray is installed:
92 ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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93 - Volume Icon: lightweight volume control
94 (http://softwarebakery.com/maato/volumeicon.html)
95 - fdpowermon: simple battery power monitor
96 (http://packages-holter.debian.org/de/wheezy/fdpowermon)
97 - nm-applet: gnomes network manager (http://projects.gnome.org/NetworkManager/)
98 - bluetooth-applet: gnomes bluetooth applet
99 (http://library.gnome.org/users/gnome-bluetooth/stable/gnome-bluetooth-applet.html.en)
100
101 Btw. it doesn't matter if they not installed. Will skip then ;-)
102
103
104 Keybindings:
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105 ============
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107 Alt+Tab Switching focus between windows
108 Alt+Print Screenshot of the whole desktop (page)
109
110 Shift-Alt+F1 Open root menu
111 Shift-Alt+F2 Launch 'run' dialog box
112 Shift-Alt+F3 Show window list
113 Shift-Alt+F4 Close active window
114 Shift-Alt+F5 Not used
115 Shift-Alt+F6 Cycle between same resource windows
116 Shift-Alt+F7 Move active window
117 Shift-Alt+F8 Resize active window
118 Shift-Alt+F9 Minimize active window
119 Shift-Alt+F10 Maximize/restore active window
120 Shift-Alt+F11 Maximize active window to fullscreen and back
121 Shift-Alt+F12 Identify active window
122
123 -> Help message with Shift-Alt-Ctrl + A
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125
126 Shift-Ctrl+F1 Open full windows oops menu
127 Shift-Ctrl+F2 Launch FvwmConsole
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129 Shift-Ctrl+D Hide/unhide all windows
130 Shift-Ctrl+L Lock Screen
131 Shift-Ctrl+T Launch Terminal
132 Shift-Ctrl+Print Screenshot of the active window
133
134 -> Help message with Shift-Alt-Ctrl + C
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137 Shift-Alt+1 Switch to page 1 with active window
138 Shift-Alt+2 Switch to page 2 with active window
139 Shift-Alt+3 Switch to page 3 with active window
140 Shift-Alt+4 Switch to page 4 with active window
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141
142 Shift-Alt+Cursor right Switch to page right with active window
143 Shift-Alt+Cursor left Switch to page left with active window
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145 Shift-Ctrl+1 Switch to page 1
146 Shift-Ctrl+2 Switch to page 2
147 Shift-Ctrl+3 Switch to page 3
148 Shift-Ctrl+4 Switch to page 4
149
150 Shift-Ctrl+cursor right Switch to page right
151 Shift-Ctrl+cursor left Switch to page left
152
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153 Shift-Alt-Ctrl+cursor right Scroll right by 10% of a page
154 Shift-Alt-Ctrl+cursor left Scroll left by 10% of a page
155
156 Ctrl-Alt+cursor right Move mouse pointer right by 1% of a page
157 Ctrl-Alt+cursor left Move mouse pointer left by 1% of a page
158 Ctrl-Alt+cursor up Move mouse pointer up by 1% of a page
159 Ctrl-Alt+cursor down Move mouse pointer down by 1% of a page
160
161 -> Help message with Shift-Alt-Ctrl + P
162
163
164 Mouse bindings:
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165 ===============
166
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167 Mouse:
168 +------------+
169 | || || || |
170 | |
171 +------------+
172 1 2 3
173
174 Window:
175 +----------------------------------------------------------+
176 | V - + X |
177 +----------------------------------------------------------+
178 | |
179
180
181 Left (V):
182 ---------
183 Button 1: shows MenuWindowOpsTrimmed menu
184 Button 2: shows Move to page menu
185 Button 3: shows WindowOps group menu
186
187 Close (X):
188 ----------
189 Every button close window
190
191 Maximize (+):
192 -------------
193 Button 1: maximize window
194 Button 2: maximize window vertically
195 Button 3: maximize window horizontally
196
197 Minimize (-):
198 -------------
199 Button 1: iconify window
200 Button 2: iconify group of same window resources
201 Button 3: iconify/deiconify group of same window resources
202
203 Mouse on windows decoration:
204 ----------------------------
205 Titlebar, corners and sides:
206 Button 1: Drag moves window, maximize on double click
207 Button 2: Drag moves window, raise or lower with click
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208 Button 3: WindowOpsTrimmed menu with click, MenuWindowOpsFull menu
209 with ALT + click
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210 Button 4/5: Rolling wheel on titlebar up/down shades/unshades
211
212 Mouse on window area:
213 ---------------------
214 Button 1: Root menu with ALT + click
215 Button 2: Drag + ALT moves window, raise or lower with ALT + click
216
217 Mouse on Icons (iconified):
218 ---------------------------
219 Button 1: Drag moves icon, deiconify with double click, root menu with
220 ALT + click
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221 Button 2: Deiconify icon with click, all of the same resource group
222 with CTRL + click
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223 Button 3: WindowOpsTrimmed menu with click
224 WindowGroupOps menu with CTRL + click
225
226 Mouse on Root area:
227 -------------------
228 Button 1: Root menu
229 Button 2: Window list
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230 Button 3: Desktop menu
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232 Anywhere:
233 ---------
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234 Button 4/5: Switch to page left/right with SHIFT-ALT + rolling wheel
235 up/down anywhere
236 Button 4/5: Switch with active window to page left/right with SHIFT-CTRL
237 + rolling wheel up/down anywhere
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239 Installation
240 ============
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241 For installation description see the INSTALL file.
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243
244 Bugs and Feature requests
245 =========================
246 Fvwm-Nightshade is young project. Bugs are possible. We try to avoid
247 them but nobody is perfect ... So, if you find one or have ideas, submit
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248 them under https://github.com/Fvwm-Nightshade/Fvwm-Nightshade/issues
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249
250
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251 Enjoy our work and hopefully you love Fvwm-Nightshade as we do :-)
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254 Team
255 ====
256 Thomas Funk <t.funk@web.de>
257 Bernhard Popp <kermit.popp@googlemail.com>
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