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Old 08-05-2006, 06:20 PM   #1
unreal128
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Talking Pimp my window manager.


I am running the latest version of Fluxbox on Gentoo and wanted to add some additional features to the window manager. I noticed some fluxbox screenshots show system statistics blended into the desktop wallpaper (eg. drive icons with size stats, tail output from system logs.) What application is this or is it a feature in fluxbox I can enable? I tried scouring the fluxbox site but couldn't find any mention of such a feature. Is this a window manager independent feature and where can I find it?
 
Old 08-05-2006, 07:56 PM   #2
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Your probably talking about adesklets. I use them, they're really nice.

http://adesklets.sourceforge.net/

Here's one of my screenshots using Gentoo, Fluxbox,and aDesklets.
http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/1...eenshot3by.jpg

Last edited by Penguin of Wonder; 08-05-2006 at 08:00 PM.
 
Old 08-05-2006, 09:04 PM   #3
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Very cool. Thanks for the URL to the program!
 
Old 08-05-2006, 09:04 PM   #4
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adesklets are good, conky is another good app. gkrellm is also popular but not my cup of tea. root-tail is nice for displaying logs without too much overhead.
 
  


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