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Author Topic: HOWTO use IceWM to the fullest  (Read 7432 times)


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HOWTO use IceWM to the fullest
« on: July 24, 2006, 04:33:50 am »


IceWM is a lightweight window manager for UNIX-like systems. Although widely used, it is often underrated - there is hardly any IceWM-related content on the Internet. This article is my attempt to share my experiences as a longtime IceWM user. It contains tips and tricks, usage scenarios, and makes use of examples whenever possible to better demonstrate IceWM's features and capabilities. Finally, the article is meant for those with some familiarity with UNIX, but who are new to IceWM.

If someone is looking for a good, detailed explenation of most functions of IceWM, I realy suggest you take a look at this article.
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Re: HOWTO use IceWM to the fullest
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2008, 02:28:39 pm »

i am going to also mention that puppy linux has an extensive icewm theme collection going probably 20mb + compressed now

the themes would need to have thier menu buttons converted but that is about it...

check the signatures in this thread for theme packs and remember a .pet is just a .tar.gz with md5 data appended so you can reame it to extract the themes to a folder... I bet there would be some good themes for the new vector linux light version in  there too.


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Re: HOWTO use IceWM to the fullest
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2008, 09:59:54 am »

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