Fvwm Configs

A number of people have expressed interest in my Fvwm configuration. Here are a few snapshots:

Snake River Germany Bluespace

(Lots more screenshots, past and present, are available on my Quest For The Perfect Window Manager page.)


My setup is somewhat complex. It depends not just on .fvwm2rc, but on various Perl programs I've developed.


The dockapps running in the above screenshots:

bubblemon is perhaps the cutest and cleverest dockapp ever conceived. Bubbles indicate processor activity, water level shows memory usage, and if you hover the mouse, the scene fades into a load graph. Run out of memory and go into heavy swap, and the water turns red. Being a geek with too much time on my hands, I actually wrote a malloc-forever program to see if it worked. It worked. (So did the OOM-killer :-)

wmfishtime is also very cool: alpha-blended bubbles and shy fish that dart away if you hover your mouse over the panel. I disabled the clock part; I just wanted an aquarium on my desktop.


Here are some miscellaneous theming aspects which are not elsewhere covered:


Unanswered questions? Mail me.



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