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  1. J

    DWM [SOLVED] How do I patch, install, and start DWM?

    Hi, about two months ago I created a thread asking for some help installing DWM to freeBSD 13 in a virtual machine. My main issue at that point was that I didn't have X running properly. I've come back and finally installed FreeBSD to hardware and I've gotten a bit farther this time. I've...
  2. sidetone

    Other Window Manager Resident RAM usage

    This is for the RES (resident memory) RAM usage of window managers (from my computer in August 2021). The top command was used to get these numbers. Window Manager Residential Memory in MB MCWM (+xterm) 2.6 (+14) BSPWM (+sxhkd) 3.4 (+2.9) TinyWM 3.7 EvilWM 4.1 JWM (no dependency...
  3. Alain De Vos

    Other Can you use wayland with a simple window manager

    Can you use wayland with a simple window manager i.e. not kde or gnome ?
  4. sidetone

    Other Screenshots of BSD Window Managers for X11

    Thread for screenshots of BSD style window managers for X11. Common ones are listed below, organized by type. Floating; Mouse x11-wm/blackbox - C++, developed on FreeBSD x11-wm/enlightenment; x11-wm/e16 - C, EFL x11-wm/fluxbox - C++, previous fork of blackbox x11-wm/jwm - C, Xlib - uses XML...
  5. M

    Other Anyone using hikari and what's your experience & settings?

    I'm curious because it's a pretty unique combination with Wayland on FreeBSD. I've taken a look from time to time but never tried it myself (and I have to admit that I'm not even running FreeBSD yet, because I wanted to wait for "13" to give it a first spin on my new laptop). For me the...
  6. NapoleonWils0n

    DWM Installing dwm manually vs pkg

    Hi I thought id give the dwm window manager a try, im using i3wm at the moment There is a dwm package but to change dwm's config you have to edit the source code and then compile it Has anyone tried the dwm pkg and if you use the pkg i guess it means you cant change the config Has anyone...
  7. christhegeek

    DWM I would like to give me some help about how to configure themes on dwm i have seen some themes and need some help

    I would like to give me some help about how to configure themes on dwm i have seen some themes and need some help and also if there is a complete guide to dwm (or i3) themes and patches that would be nice. Also my last testing with freebsd was with freebsd 13 and kde plasma i installed every...
  8. sidetone

    How-to: light desktop setup (2018 - 2020's update)

    Xinit and XDM login managers are covered. KDM, GDM, WDM and SLiM login managers are not described here. Install The following are sufficient to install the programs for a running Desktop system: x11/xorg, x11/xdm and your chosen window manager. If you're not using a graphical desktop login...
  9. Brutanas

    Other awesome background not set

    Hi everyone! I am trying to set the background to my fresh awesome window manager running on a raspberry pi V2. FreeBSD raspito 11.0-STABLE FreeBSD 11.0-STABLE #0 r309771: Sat Dec 10 06:15:58 UTC 2016 root@releng2.nyi.freebsd.org:/usr/obj/arm.armv6/usr/src/sys/RPI2 arm I followed...
  10. S

    Trouble Starting the Awesome Window Manager Under Current

    Not sure if this is a configuration issue, or if there is legitimately something wrong. 1) Installed Xorg no problems. Default window manager boots and works as intended. 2) Built awesome window manager. No errors on build. 3) Configured .xinitrc as such: xterm & exec awesome 4) Run...
  11. je33

    awesome port fails to build

    When attempting to install awesome window manager with: # cd /usr/ports/x11-wm/awesome # make install fails complaining: ===> Building for awesome-3.4.10_3 [ 3%] Built target generated_sources [ 41%] Built target awesome [ 61%] Built target generated_icons [ 61%] Generating...
  12. G

    [Awesome WM] Issue using "vicious" module

    Ok, I have been browsing this forum (and others) looking for a solution to my problem, but I didn't find anything relevant, so maybe someone will be able to help me out. Like the title suggests, I have some issues with the "vicious" module for using widgets in the Awesome Window Manager. There...
  13. S

    [AwesomeWM] Screenshots

    Why isn't there one unified screenshot thread? Anyways I didn't find an AwesomeWM thread so dwm was the closest I could get :\
  14. R

    How the hell do you use awesome?

    I can't stand people who claim their thing is so well documented when it's not. I read all the awesome documentation and after spending almost a whole day with this frustrating thing I can't even get a simple application to run. I can type firefox3 from the terminal and it runs but I can't...
  15. alie

    fastest & lightest window-manager ?

    please give me your opinion and suggestion about which one is the fastest or lightest WM ? �e -Alie http://www.alietan.com
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