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20 Oct 19:14
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This is a bug-fix release which includes:

  • Fix handling of configure's --enable-mandoc/--enable-htmldoc
  • Fix crash in FvwmPager when desk height or width is 0
  • Added DoubleClick time to man page.
  • Fix to FvwmIconMan to disable a SizeHint warning.
  • Allow for reproducible builds.
  • Increase the number of supported mouse buttons to 15.
  • Tweaks to


05 Sep 21:14
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Minor bug-fix release which:

  • Adds a new conditional option Fullscreen which detects windows in that state;
  • Updates to translations;
  • Fix how htmldoc/mandoc are detected in


30 May 23:56
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Changes in stable release 2.6.8 (31-Mar-2018)

  • Bug fixes:

    • Various DESTDIR fixes (especially around the default-config
    • fvwm-perllib pod2man fixes.
    • FvwmIconMan no longer triggers a warning about bad size hints
      in the fvwm core.
    • VMware windows do not disapper when switching between
      fullscreen and normal state.
    • Fix (de)installation with the configure options
      --program-prefix, --program-suffix and
    • Remove further references to obsolete modules from man page(s).
  • New fvwm features:

    • fvwm-menu-desktop(1) now requires python3 as an explicit
    • Add a 'fullscreen' option to the 'Maximize' command.

Version 2.6.7

07 Nov 00:32
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Changes in stable release 2.6.7 (06-Nov-2016)

  • New fvwm features:
    • A new default configuration which is available when fvwm
      doesn't detect a configuration file to load.
    • A new conditional command "Desk n" can restrict matching
      windows to a specific desk.
    • A new conditional command "Screen n" to restrict matching
      windows on a given Xinerama screen.
    • New expansion variable "w.screen" to ascertain the Xineram
      screen number a window is on.
    • New command "InfoStoreClear" to remove all items in the
  • Removed features:
    • The old and unmaintained debian/ and rpm/ directories have
      been removed; use the maintainers' copies where available.
    • VMS support has been removed.
    • GTK1.x support has been removed.
    • GNOME-specific window hints (pre-EWMH) have been removed.
    • Some fvwm modules have been removed:
      • FvwmDragWell (no replacement)
      • FvwmGTK (no replacement)
      • FvwmSave (no replacement)
      • FvwmSaveDesk (no replacement)
      • FvwmScroll (no replacement)
      • FvwmTabs (no replacement, never worked anyway)
      • FvwmTaskBar (use FvwmButtons)
      • FvwmTheme (in core of fvwm as colorsets)
      • FvwmWharf (use FvwmButtons)
      • FvwmWinList (use WindowList command)
      • FvwmWindowMenu (use WindowList command)
      • FvwmIconBox (use the IconBox style instead)
  • New module features:
    • FvwmButtons learned a new option "Colorset" to its
      ChangeButton command.
  • fvwm-menu-desktop updated:
    • Renamed default menu to XDGMenu and changed the name
      of the FvwmForm to FvwmForm-XDGMenu-Config to not conflict
      with someone already using FvwmMenu.
    • fvwm-menu-desktop will now load defaults from the
      FvwmForm-XDGMenu-Config data file.
    • Improved dynamic menus by regenerating them on-the-fly.
    • Added new options: --regen-cmd, --dynamic, and more.
  • Bug fixes:
    • A bug introduced in 2.6.6 could cause applications with
      negative coordinates to be placed at strange positions. This
      affected for example acroread when switching to fullscreen
      mode. This has been fixed.
    • FvwmButtons "Silent" option for dynamic ChangeButton commands
      no longer loops infinitely.


19 Mar 21:58
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Release 2.6.6