FVWM Tips

Here is the list of tips:

FocusStealing
Some applications want to steal focus when an event is trigered. This describes how to disable apps from stealing focus in Fvwm.

RxvtRunDialogue
This uses Rxvt to configure pop up a little dialog you can type a command to execute.

AutoHidingWindows
This describes how to configure windows to hide themselves by using WindowShade and the FvwmAuto Module.

XTermRunDialogue
This uses Rxvt to configure pop up a little dialog you can type a command to execute.

MouseGestures
Running Fvwm commands with Mouse Gestures.

CenterPlacement
Various ways to center a window.

FvwmIconMan
Some tips about the module FvwmIconMan.

ThumbnailsAsIcons
This will take a screenshot of your window before Iconifying it and use that as the Icon that is placed on the Desktop.

Transparency
A few tips about Transparent FvwmButtons.

RandomWallPaper
Setting random background images.

CapsLockAsModifier
This describes how to configure CapsLock as a Modifier for Key and Mouse bindings.

GradientBackgrounds
This descibes how to get nice gradients on different fvwm desktops or pages.

IconsOnDesktop
Using FvwmButtons to put icons on the Desktop to launch applications.

TogglingWindows
This function will toggle windows from a Menu entry, FvwmButton, etc. If the window is not running it will launch it, if it is running on a different desk/page, it will move it to the current desk/page. If it is currently visible it will close it.

BorderMaximize
When Maximizing windows, you may not want them to cover the full screen, so they don't cover panels. This tip shows how to configure Fvwm to not use the full screen when Maximizing windows.

SwallowXloadFvwmButtons
This describes how to build a system monintor by Swallowing xload inside of FvwmButtons.

ResizeWindowCenter
Describes how to resize a window and then center it.

FvwmStartup
This describes how Fvwm Starts.