Fluxbox provides a number of window management features such as which can be manually included in an existing root menu definition. This is the new documentation for Fluxbox, an X11 window manager. controls the appearance of the popup menu that you see when you right click on the. Fluxbox provides configurable window decorations, a root menu to launch applications and a .. Users are free to manually edit the slitlist file.

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The fluxbos is the root menu, which normally appears when you right-click on the desktop. This tells fluxbox to insert an item that, when selected, reads style file named filename and apply the new textures, colors and fonts to the current running session. If enabled, a new window will grab X focus as soon as it is opened.

Enabling this option will allow windows to maximizing over the slit. Note that this is not a Fluxbox issue; it is an issue with X11 itself. The label is optional, and if omitted a blank item will be inserted.

This controls how windows gain focus via the mouse.

However, fluxgox everyone agrees Despite its name, iDesk is not affiliated with Apple or Mac. Setting this resource to True shows the user, in a little window, the exact position of the application window while the user is dragging it.


This optionally specifies the location of a user-defined window menu. If that option is enabled, this option will have no effect.

Any submenu definition must have its corresponding [end] tag. The strftime 3 format fluxbkx used. Listed here are different tools that you can use. Allows you to switch your window manager. This specifies whether tabs should be embedded in the titlebar or placed outside the window. This displays an arrow that switches focus to the previous visible window on the current workspace.

fluxbox(1) – Linux man page

Use the left mouse button to decrease and the right mouse button to increase the value. This configures the ability to move windows by dragging the border.

This tells fluxblx how many colors to take from the X server on pseudo-color displays. For those that use xinerama, users can set this value to the number of the head where they would like to see the slit and toolbar, starting from 1.

This resource sets the width percentage of the toolbar on the screen. In the example shown above, the first [exec] line defines a new entry named “XTerm White on Black”, which will execute xterm -ls -fg white -bg black as if from a command line. When this option is on, tabs are fixed in window titlebar and the width varies according to the amount of windows grouped. However, it is likely it will not be used efficiently with just those tools.


Clicking on a window name will take you to that window and raise it, changing the active workspace if necessary. Fluxbox can iconify or minimize windows to the toolbar Fulxbox click and they reappear.

fluxbox(1) Manual Page

See Workspace Menu in fluxbox 1 for details. There are, as of this writing, no exploits that the author is aware of flhxbox the current version, but if one is concerned, then do not use X11 at all or use the above method with screen.

These themes usually set their own background, which is either a single color or a manjal of some type. Sends the window to a different workspace. If command is supplied, it shuts down and runs the command which is commonly the name of another window manager.

fluxbox(1) – Linux man page

This menu shows any iconified or, minimized windows. Button 3 Un Maximize window horizontally. This is equivalent to the stick titlebar button. They will appear in the order given. For xinerama users only, start this window on the current head or screen.