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FBSETBG(1)							  Fluxbox Manual							FBSETBG(1)

fbsetbg - Set a background wallpaper or pattern SYNOPSIS
fbsetbg [-uU wallpapersetter] [-fFcCtTaA] wallpaper fbsetbg [-uU wallpapersetter] -rR path fbsetbg -bB fbsetrootoptions... fbsetbg [-l|h|i|p] DESCRIPTION
fbsetbg(1) is a wrapper that tries to find a suitable background-setting app and then tries to set the wallpaper using that app. You don't have to configure fbsetbg. It just uses the first app it can find. Furthermore it supports remembering the last set wallpaper so you don't have to edit the style or init-file to change the wallpaper. It aims to provide clear error messages in a window that make debugging problems easy. OPTIONS
-f file Set fullscreen wallpaper. -c file Set centered wallpaper. -t file Set tiled wallpaper. -a file Set maximized wallpaper, preserving aspect (if your bgsetter doesn't support this option fbsetbg falls back to -f). -u wallpapersetter Use specified wallpapersetter, use no argument to forget. -b fbsetrootoptions Forward the options to fbsetroot(1). These can be used to set a solid, pattern, or gradient background texture. -r directory Set random wallpaper from a directory. -F, -C, -T, -A, -U, -B, -R Same as the lowercase option but without remembering. -l Set previous wallpaper. Or, if the random feature was last used, set another random wallpaper from the same directory. -i Display useful information about best wallpapersetter found. -p Display some useful tips. -h Display a help message. FILES
~/.fluxbox/lastwallpaper In this file the wallpaper you set will be stored, for the -l option. ENVIRONMENT
wpsetters Wallpapersetters to use. This can be a space-delimited list of the applications to try, or just a single name. DISPLAY The display you want to set the wallpaper on. EXAMPLES
To use feh(1) as wallpapersetter and set wallpapper.jpg from the current directory as wallpaper. $ wpsetters=feh fbsetbg wallpaper.jpg Recall the last set wallpaper on display :0.0 with the stored options. $ DISPLAY=:0.0 fbsetbg -l BUGS
fbsetbg(1) is not foolproof. AUTHORS
The author of fbsetbg is Han Boetes <han at> This manpage was converted to asciidoc format by Jim Ramsay < at> for fluxbox-1.1.2 SEE ALSO
fluxbox(1) fbsetroot(1) AUTHOR
Jim Ramsay <> Author. fbsetbg.txt 28 October 2011 FBSETBG(1)

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STARTFLUXBOX(1) 						  Fluxbox Manual						   STARTFLUXBOX(1)

startfluxbox - start a fluxbox session SYNOPSIS
startfluxbox DESCRIPTION
startfluxbox is a script which runs the file ~/.fluxbox/startup If it doesn't exist it will be generated. startfluxbox should be started from your ~/.xinitrc if you use startx, or ~/.xsession if you run a display manager, like xdm. FILES
~/.fluxbox/startup This file contains all commands that should be executed before fluxbox is started. The initial file contains helpful comments for beginners. It also starts fluxbox. EXAMPLES
The default ~/.fluxbox/startup is as follows: #!/bin/sh # # fluxbox startup-script: # # Lines starting with a '#' are ignored. # Change your keymap: xmodmap "$HOME/.Xmodmap" # Applications you want to run with fluxbox. # MAKE SURE THAT APPS THAT KEEP RUNNING HAVE AN ''&'' AT THE END. # # unclutter -idle 2 & # wmnd & # wmsmixer -w & # idesk & # And last but not least we start fluxbox. # Because it is the last app you have to run it with ''exec'' before it. exec fluxbox # or if you want to keep a log: # exec fluxbox -log "$fluxdir/log" If you need to start applications after fluxbox, you can change the exec fluxbox line above to something like this: exec fluxbox & fbpid=$! sleep 1 { xsetroot -cursor_name left_ptr -fg white -bg black & ipager & gkrellm2 & } & wait $fbpid So xsetroot, ipager, and gkrellm2 will all be started after fluxbox, after giving fluxbox 1 second to startup. For more details on what else you can do in this script, see sh(1), or the documentation for your shell. AUTHORS
The author of startfluxbox(1) is Han Boetes <han at> This manpage was converted to asciidoc format by Jim Ramsay < at> for fluxbox-1.1.2 SEE ALSO
fluxbox(1) AUTHOR
Jim Ramsay <> Author. startfluxbox.txt 28 October 2011 STARTFLUXBOX(1)

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