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Old 02-11-2020, 10:59 AM   #4186
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Now, it would be cool if one can lock a session and return back to XDM (without logging out). For example, I am using Fluxbox, I want to lock my Fluxbox session and return back to XDM, any ideas (I have a feeling this is not really possible)?
There is no way to return back to XDM screen without closing the WM/DE.

But I'm wondering why you want to do that ? Is that to be able to "switch user" or something else ?

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Old 02-11-2020, 11:32 AM   #4187
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There is no way to return back to XDM screen without closing the WM/DE.

But I'm wondering why you want to do that ? Is that to be able to "switch user" or something else ?

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Not switch user, but as a "Lock session", when I lock, I want to have a similar interface as XDM.
 
Old 02-11-2020, 12:42 PM   #4188
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Not much has changed for my desktop -- still running fvwm, still with side-by-side mrxvt (actually MisterX, my own fork of mrxvt, but essentially mrxvt) and a sticky wide window at the bottom. Still using jove and palemoon.

A couple things which have changed: I bumped up my desktop views grid to 9x9, and split my clock/power read-out into two lines so I could make its text bigger, to accommodate my aging eyes.

http://ciar.org/h/desktop.2020-02-11.png

http://ciar.org/h/desktop.2020-02-11a.png
 
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Old 02-11-2020, 01:06 PM   #4189
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Not much has changed for my desktop -- still running fvwm, still with side-by-side mrxvt (actually MisterX, my own fork of mrxvt, but essentially mrxvt) and a sticky wide window at the bottom. Still using jove and palemoon.

A couple things which have changed: I bumped up my desktop views grid to 9x9, and split my clock/power read-out into two lines so I could make its text bigger, to accommodate my aging eyes.

http://ciar.org/h/desktop.2020-02-11.png

http://ciar.org/h/desktop.2020-02-11a.png
I've always liked that desktop. Unpretentious and ready for work. I never have the stamina to stick with the barebones window managers but they do hold a spell over me.
 
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Old 02-14-2020, 11:50 AM   #4190
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Working on an new Fluxbox and XDM theme. Think I am done with the Fluxbox style, now, the heavy GTK3 theming (it is a MONSTER) will start.

What do you think? Something I should change?

*EDIT1: I see the pixmap icons in the Fluxbox menu are way TOO big, gonna shrink them with 3 pixels.
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Old 02-14-2020, 02:07 PM   #4191
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FVWM

A few screenshots from the less popular FVWM. After I switched to Slackware I also embarked on a lightweight crusade. I have been configuring FVWM ever since. Whenever I have some spare time I adjust it a bit more to my liking.

I have no need for a taskbar, therefore the windows can take up the entire screen. The little applet with the clock you see on all screenshots is called FVWMButtons. I only need it to switch desks because currently this is the only method that works. I know of another method to switch desks but it seems to be buggy. As soon as this is fixed - or if I find another working way to switch desktops - that app will be gone, too.

Screenshot 1:
Left-click on the desktop brings up a quick lauch menu. I use this as an alternative to desktop icons. I can have desktop icons if I want, I just choose not to.

Screenshot 2 + 3:
A right-click on a window border or the desktop brings up the "Start" menu, a middle-click displays the current window list. The latter can also be displayed by pressing alt-tab.

Screenshot 4:
One thing I particularly like about FVWM is its configurability. It lets me customize the little things as I want them, which may otherwise be a minor nuisance. One of my favourite customizations is the ability to take a screenshot of the current window from a window's menu. It is automatically saved in a default location. No need to open an application and/or use a key-combo and then paste the clipboard into a painting app :-)

Screenshot 5:
Another customization. The Games menu "hides" behind a double-middle-click. That's right, a double click with the middle mouse button :-)


The wallpaper is chosen randomly at each startup. Hope you enjoy the screenshots.
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Old 02-15-2020, 07:13 PM   #4192
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Finalized. Config files can be found here: https://github.com/xexpanderx/Fluxbo...e/master/Milly

Fullblown image here: https://i.redd.it/6tmi37yhf6h41.png
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Old 02-17-2020, 05:00 AM   #4193
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Finalized. Config files can be found here: https://github.com/xexpanderx/Fluxbo...e/master/Milly

Fullblown image here: https://i.redd.it/6tmi37yhf6h41.png
Why i get the feeling of cyberpunk looking at that nice theme?
 
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Old 02-17-2020, 08:38 AM   #4194
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Why i get the feeling of cyberpunk looking at that nice theme?
You nailed it
 
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Old 02-20-2020, 07:19 AM   #4195
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Awesome wallpaper

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I have been playing Dunnet recently, it inspired me to make things an iota more old school. The wallpaper is a home-made modification of another I saw online.
I know this is a few years back but do you still have the Unix wallpaper? it was awesome

Would like to use it.
 
Old 02-23-2020, 02:43 PM   #4196
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Swapped PC's around, so different MoBo for HTPC calls for a new wallpaper.
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Old 02-23-2020, 03:47 PM   #4197
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Swapped PC's around, so different MoBo for HTPC calls for a new wallpaper.
Went ROGue huh?
 
Old 02-23-2020, 05:50 PM   #4198
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Went ROGue huh?
LOL

Actually it's "pre-ROGue". Honestly, it's "old as ****".
ASUS M2NPV-VM But it works great still.
I just need to iron out how to get it to suspend.

I like the the black/red so it's not too bright for the HTPC.
 
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Old Today, 07:12 AM   #4199
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My desktop has stayed the same for 20 years, whether I've been running windows or linux... never change a winning concept.
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Can you link the wallpaper?

It was awesome Or beautiful
 
Old Today, 08:03 AM   #4200
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Can you link the wallpaper?

It was awesome Or beautiful
"Nighthawks" by Edward Hopper.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nighthawks_%28painting%29

It can be found on the Internet.
 
  


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