fvwm-0.9 X-Window Manager placed on Sunsite

fvwm-0.9 X-Window Manager placed on Sunsite

Post by Robert Nati » Fri, 23 Jul 1993 10:54:22



Fvwm release 0.90 has been uploaded to sunsite, as file
/pub/Linux/Incoming/fvwm-0.90.tar.z

Fvwm is a light-weight window manager which provides a simple virtual
desktop and a 3-D look for windows decorations.

Memory consumption for Fvwm is about 1/2 to 1/3 that of twm.

Many bug fixes have been made since release 0.82. In addition,
some new features have been added:
1. Picture Icons
2. Automatic placement of icons on the left and bottom of the screen.
3. DecorateTransients and RandomPlacement options, which work as in Twm
4. Keyboard shortcuts which allow completely mouse-less window manager
   operation.
5. Sub-menus. These are not pull-right menus, but they are
   sub-menus. As an example, a sub-menu is used to get confirmation
   of the "Quit Fvwm" selection in the standard configuration file.
6. Title-bar button uses can now be specified by the user's configuration
   file.

All these improvements have not increased code size, but stack + data
size has increased about 4 percent.

One feature which has not been added is a re-start option. This is
not included because it is only used during configuration, and can
be emulated by moving an xterm to the last line of your xinitrc file,
and then killing and restarting the window manager at will.

A Linux binary is included. To use it, you need Xfree86-1.3, and libc-4.4.1.
Rob Nation

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1. fvwm-0.92 X-11 window manager placed on sunsite

Fvwm release 0.92 has been uploaded to sunsite again, as file
/pub/Linux/Incoming/fvwm-0.92.tar.z.

Fvwm is a light-weight window manager which provides a simple virtual
desktop and a 3-D look for windows decorations.

Memory consumption for Fvwm is about 1/2 to 1/3 that of twm.
Fvwm is targeted at machines with too little memory, and at laptops
on which mouse usage may be awkward. All window manager functions
can be performed (conveniently) without a mouse.

In this release we have the following new features:
1. 3D look for menus
2. 3D look for icon frames
3. Improved handling for shaped windows like oclock and xeyes. Since these
   extensions consume an extra 60Kbytes of memory by loading in portions
   of the LibXt shared library, they are not compiled in by default.

Bug Fixes:
1. Restart operation now works correctly
2. Several dialog box and pull-down menu bugs were fixed.

A Linux binary isincluded. To use it you will need libc-4.4.1, XFree-1.3.
Shaped window extensions are not included in the binary.

Rob Nation

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