Fluxbox is a windowmanager for the X Window System. It is very light on resources and easy to handle but yet full of features to make an easy, and extremely fast, desktop experience.

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How to use multiple keys with fluxbox for keybinding

Is it possible to define multiple keys to trigger a keybinding? For example: Control Mod1 Up+Left :MacroCmd {} I know you can chain together a series of identifiers (emacs style) such as Control + ...
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Is there a way to detect the current workspace in a command line on linux?

I need a command on linux (my window manager is fluxbox) that gives the current workspace as output (if possible, a simple output, as i need this information for a python script). I checked fluxbox's ...
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Cent Os minimal installation with Fingerprint Athuntication and Fluxbox

I just installed CentOS 7 minimal with fluxbox. I want to have fingerprint authentication to login into my os. Can anyone provide me steps to do it.
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Custom script in /etc/rc.local - not starting X properly

I made a script called starter.sh: #!/bin/bash while true; do sudo fluxbox & sudo -u pi epiphany-browser -a --profile ~/.config http://localhost/index.php & sleep 2s done; Which is ...
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How can I use Nautilus on Fluxbox? It adds gnome desktop, makes fluxbox menus unusable

I am running Fluxbux on Ubuntu Linux desktop machines and I noticed this happens at least on Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.04: I usually install from a standard Ubuntu distribution, and afterwards ...
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Dual-head with fluxbox

I have a laptop with fluxbox as window manager, and I'm trying to configure the dual-head behaviour, for when I connect a video-projector. My system is AMD-optimus based, but I mainly only use the ...
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Having a urxvt “sticky shell” with fluxbox?

I am trying to have a shell bound to a key, on my gentoo fluxbox. The idea is having a shell that would show or hide each time I press F11, but keeping the same shell, not creating a new one each ...
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In Linux, remap keys from second keyboard to unicode characters and shortcuts

I would like to get a second keyboard for just frequently used unicode characters and keyboard shortcuts. Ie, I would like to bind the "a" key on my second keyboard to opening firefox, for example. ...
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Fluxbox: Liberate the alt key for a single application

By default, in fluxbox if you hold down alt and press the left mouse button on a window, you can move it. I like this feature. But I'm trying to use inkscape, which has its own use for alt. Can I ...
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How iconify xterm when it loses focus?

I am attempting iconify a xterm terminal when it loses focus in fluxbox. I am following this wiki: http://fluxbox-wiki.org/index.php?title=Make_xterm_act_like_a_PC_game_console And so far, I've got ...
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Can't move or resize windows - fluxbox

I recently uninstall fedora on my laptop and installed opensuse instead. Everything was working fine. Since I used fluxbox with fedora and I still use it with opensuse, I decided to use my old ...
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Windows going over the edge of the screen

I'm running Arch Linux on my laptop with Fluxbox as my WM. Many times I open a window and part of it will go off the edge of the top of the screen making it impossible for me to see the top of it. How ...
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How to change the fluxbox keyboard configuration?

I am now using Ubuntu with it's native window manager, but I want to use fluxbox, because of the performance and because I used it before and I liked it... But, for some reason, fluxbox on this new ...
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How to stop blanking screen although I am active on Ubuntu Karmic on old IBM Laptop

How to stop blanking screen although I am active on Ubuntu Karmic on old IBM Laptop 600E? After some time of working on the machine the screen goes blank. When I hit ESC on the built-in keyboard (not ...
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Fluxbox startup file not working

I am placing apps into my fluxbox startup file as per the instructions, however nothing starts up except fluxbox. It doesn't matter what app I try, so it isn't an app problem. here is my startup ...
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bbdock or bbutton for Debian/Lenny fluxbox?

I've been getting into the fluxbox window manager more and more, especially using it's more minimal styles. Currently I'm just using Debian/Lenny's default setup. I'm looking for a utility which ...
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Using Fluxbox's Deco option in the apps file

I'm trying to configure Fluxbox to show my xterms with a specific subset of window decorations. This blog post is where I'm getting my information from. Here's what I have in my ~/.fluxbox/apps: ...