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FVWM is an extremely powerful ICCCM-compliant multiple virtual desktop window manager which can be used with Gnome or standalone. It is completely `EWMH` compatible.

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Keyboard doesn't work in wine under fvwm2 with FocusFollowsMouse

I'm running Debian 12 with fvwm2 window manager (version 2.7.0) configured for point-to-focus (FocusFollowsMouse) and a few XFCE utilities, such as xfce4-panel. When I start wine notepad or wine ...
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Where is "hddtemp" error logged after login?

When I log into my debian box using XFCE and the xfvwm4 window manager I get the following error: "hddtemp" was not executed correctly, although it is executable. This is most probably due ...
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xterm*VT100.Translations only when mouse is over the window with focus in FVWM under CYGWIN

xterm*VT100.Translations only when mouse is over the window with focus Is this a bug or a feature? For me, it's a serious problem. (click to focus) ONLY CYGWIN In particular, I'm talking about the ...
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Is there a way in fvwm config to listen for non-standard keyboard buttons?

What I'm looking to do is modify ~/.fvwm/config, adding a few lines that would allow me adjust the audio volume by hitting non-standard keys on my keyboard (volume adjustment buttons). I can't see ...
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FvwmCommand WindowList - get layer information

I'm trying to get information about running windows with all the information that is shown in the menu of "FvwmCommand WindowList" output. (Redhat Linux 7) The problem with this command is that it ...
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xdotool send keystroke even when windows does not have focus

I've written the attached script in order to keep my external monitor alive while I'm not typing on it. I'm using fvwm, and have multiple named windows open. The script successfully types A every ...
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fvwmWinList missing from ubuntu 18

Since upgrading to ubuntu 18 the module fvwmWinList seems to be missing. I get the error-entry: [fvwm][executeModule]: <<ERROR>> No such module 'FvwmWinList' in ModulePath '/usr/lib/fvwm/...
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Fvwm ChangeSize crashes

I use simple script to make dynamic status bar of cpu usage (see below). After starting fvwm it works but after 3-4 minutes the bar disappears! The cpu.sh is simple (see below). Without ChangeSize ...
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move from one xterm and back again using wmctrl

I'm running fvwm and have multiple virtual desktops open. I'd like to be able to write a bash script that would take me from one xterm to another---this part is easy, using wmctrl -a ---and then back ...
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How to create Windows XP styled fvwmrc file?

How to create Windows XP styled fvwmrc file? Installed OpenBSD, it default uses FVWM2. Does anyone has an rc file, that could make FVWM2 Windows XP styled? :)
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Linux / FVWM / Acroread -- don't autoraise

I'm not sure where my problem lies. I'm running Slackware Linux, Xorg 7.5, FVWM 2.6.1, Acrobat Reader 9.5.3 Every time my mouse goes into the Acroread window, the Acroread window auto-raises. I don'...
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fvwm, gtk and xombrero: input fields are white text on white background

I have just started using fvwm window manager, and I am using xombrero browser on OpenBSD. (update this is gtk issue not window manager) However, the color of the address bar, search box, and ...
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How to display a digital clock on the monitor on top of everything?

My graphical environment is FVWM2 on OpenBSD. How can we display a digital clock in the top right corner of the screen, on top of everything? So it shouldn't matter if a new window comes up, the ...
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FVWM: Make xterm stay on top, conditionally

Algorithm: If there is no window currently on top, then make the next new xterm stay on top (layer 6). I got that to work: Module FvwmEvent AddToFunc MyUpdate + I WindowStyle StaysOnTop AddToFunc ...
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On-screen fonts appear tiny on OpenBSD 5.5

I chose the default installation of OpenBSD 5.5. My monitor's brand is Samsung 27-inch 850 series LED. It's in full high-definition, 1920x1080. After I type my login username and password, I am ...
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How to Partition the FvwmButtons

I've read some .fvwm2rc but I still want to know how we partition the FvwmButtons in Fvwm. How can we assign a specific slice to Swallow specific application?
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Fvwm Vector Buttons

I am trying to add windows buttons to my decor. (button numbers 1 6 4 2) AddToDecor MyWDecor + AddButtonStyle 1 Vector 7 70x15@0 30x55@1 50x55@0 40x85@1 80x45@0 60x45@1 70x15@0 + AddButtonStyle 2 ...
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A Panel with FvwmButtons

I am trying to make a simple panel out of FvwmButtons. I want to use it instead of FvwmTaskBar. Because there was too many old stuff in the web I asked for Help here. I want to understand ...
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FVWM HowTo Swallow?

How could I swallow things like xclock, tray and other stuff to FvwmButtons? Is FvwmButtons the only option to swallow this type of things? How to swallow FvwmWinList to FvwmButtons?
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FVWM 's Windows buttons (Maximize Minimize ...), Themes

I'm using the F Virtual Window Manager (FVWM). I'm wondering how to customize the window appearance (the theme) to Add a minimize, maximize, and close button, so I have four buttons, arranged like ...
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