Fluxbox Documentation

Tobias Klausmann

Edited by

Engelbert Gruber

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
About this documentation
About Fluxbox
What is Fluxbox
Getting Fluxbox
Asking questions and getting support
2. Getting started
Installing Fluxbox
Acquiring the sources
Extract and compile
Running Fluxbox
Adding to KDE Displaymanager
Commandline options
3. Tools
4. Tabs
An introduction to tabs
Advanced Tabbing
Sloppy Window Grouping
Tabbing single window classes
Turning tabs off entirely
Tab Placement
Tab Autogrouping
Tabs in Themes
5. Key Bindings
The Keygrabber
Key Names
6. Desktop Backgrounds
7. The Slit
8. The Toolbar
9. Editing Menus
Setting the Menu File Location
Available Commands
10. Themes
Theme basics
Advanced Theme Editing
A. Setting up .xinitrc/.xsession
B. Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
C. Theme Reference
Theme directives
D. Artwiz fonts for Fluxbox
E. Debugging
List of Tables
5-1. Navigation
5-2. Window Operations
5-3. Window Sizing
5-4. Window Movement
5-5. Miscellaneous
10-1. Texture directives
C-1. Toolbar styles
C-2. Menu styles
C-3. Window styles
C-4. Handlebar styles
C-5. Resize grip styles
C-6. Window button styles
C-7. Window frame styles
C-8. Tab styles
C-9. Font on window label styles
C-10. Miscellaneous styles
List of Examples
4-1. groups file
5-1. macro command
5-2. A Fluxbox keysfile
5-3. XMMS keybindings
5-4. Multimedia keys for XMMS
5-5. xev output for the right arrow key
7-1. Slitlist specification
8-1. toolbar tools example
9-1. Setting the menu file
9-2. menu
10-1. Toolbar Clock style
10-2. Menu style
10-3. Font style
10-4. Texture style
10-5. Typical short style
A-1. .xinitrc
B-1. Customized tabs in style file
D-1. fonts.dir