F Virtual Window Manager is a window manager for X Windows.

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Fvwm: how can I make new windows stay in the parent's workspace?

I'm using Virtualbox with Fvwm. Every once in a while, I start a virtual machine and then switch to another workspace. When I do this, the new virtual machine window invariably appears in the ...
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Installing FVWM in Arch Linux

I recently successfully installed Arch Linux in VirtualBox, for the first time. I want to install FVWM, so I installed X Server, and then ran pacman -S fvwm. It says that fvwm has been installed, but ...
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Multiple viewports into the same Virtual Desktop

I have been looking around for window manager solutions that would work nicely for me. While I have found a number of things, I have not yet found anything that really works well for my needs. Usage ...
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How to restart fvwm2 from the command line?

For a very specific software application, we maintain a base of machines running fvwm 2.5. To update the menu structure, the fvwm2rc default config file is replaced during the update process performed ...
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Way to make display switchable between two windows

I must display two different windows (different application) on a single X display/screen., with a small sticky window that display buttons to switch from one (virtual) screen to the other. Although ...
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Using FVWM on Linux, do I need the “DragWell” extension to drag and drop photos?

I have photos on my hard drive that I would like to upload to Google Plus using drag and drop. But drag and drop does nothing. I don't know which of the following parties are to blame: Image ...