r5392 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome x/wm

andy at linuxfromscratch.org andy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Dec 9 09:50:15 PST 2005


Author: andy
Date: 2005-12-09 10:50:15 -0700 (Fri, 09 Dec 2005)
New Revision: 5392

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/x/wm/fluxbox.xml
Log:
Updated Fluxbox to 0.9.14, added info on how to create a fluxbox.desktop file and 
cleaned up some other details


Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2005-12-09 09:06:08 UTC (rev 5391)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2005-12-09 17:50:15 UTC (rev 5392)
@@ -340,7 +340,7 @@
 
 <!-- Chapter 27 -->
 <!ENTITY sawfish-version              "1.3">
-<!ENTITY fluxbox-version              "0.9.13">
+<!ENTITY fluxbox-version              "0.9.14">
 <!ENTITY metacity-version             "2.12.1">
 <!ENTITY xfce-version                 "4.2.2">
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-12-09 09:06:08 UTC (rev 5391)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-12-09 17:50:15 UTC (rev 5392)
@@ -45,6 +45,20 @@
       <para>December 9th, 2005</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[andy] - Updated Fluxbox to version 0.9.14.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>[name] - Added details of how to create a fluxbox.desktop file to 
+          the Fluxbox page.</para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+    </listitem>
+
+
+    <listitem>
+      <para>December 9th, 2005</para>
+      <itemizedlist>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[randy] - Fixed command typos in the Gnome Menus and
           Gnome Volume Manager instructions.</para>
         </listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/x/wm/fluxbox.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/x/wm/fluxbox.xml	2005-12-09 09:06:08 UTC (rev 5391)
+++ trunk/BOOK/x/wm/fluxbox.xml	2005-12-09 17:50:15 UTC (rev 5392)
@@ -6,10 +6,10 @@
 
   <!ENTITY fluxbox-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/fluxbox/fluxbox-&fluxbox-version;.tar.bz2">
   <!ENTITY fluxbox-download-ftp  " ">
-  <!ENTITY fluxbox-md5sum        "f9b7b3c3b8e1e9ce3449601b238d4fba">
-  <!ENTITY fluxbox-size          "649 KB">
-  <!ENTITY fluxbox-buildsize     "47.7 MB">
-  <!ENTITY fluxbox-time          "1.2 SBU">
+  <!ENTITY fluxbox-md5sum        "7641aaea532841e103e9705bb5b98f62">
+  <!ENTITY fluxbox-size          "657 KB">
+  <!ENTITY fluxbox-buildsize     "10 MB">
+  <!ENTITY fluxbox-time          "0.8 SBU">
 ]>
 
 <sect1 id="fluxbox" xreflabel="Fluxbox-&fluxbox-version;">
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
     <date>$Date$</date>
     <keywordset>
       <keyword role="package">fluxbox-&fluxbox-version;.tar</keyword>
-      <keyword role="ftpdir">fluxbox</keyword>
+      <keyword role="ftptdir">fluxbox</keyword>
     </keywordset>
   </sect1info>
 
@@ -119,17 +119,33 @@
     <sect3>
       <title>Configuration Information</title>
 
-      <para>Be sure to backup your current <filename>.xinitrc</filename>
-      before proceeding.</para>
+      <para>If Fluxbox is the only Window Manager you want to use you can start it with an
+      <filename>.xinitrc</filename> file in your home folder. Be sure to backup your 
+      current <filename>.xinitrc</filename> before proceeding.</para>
 
       <indexterm zone="fluxbox fluxbox-config">
         <primary sortas="e-AA.xinitrc">~/.xinitrc</primary>
       </indexterm>
 
-<screen><userinput>cat >> ~/.xinitrc << "EOF"
-<literal>startfluxbox</literal>
+<screen><userinput>echo <literal>startfluxbox</literal> > ~/.xinitrc</userinput></screen>
+
+      <para>Or alternatively, if you use a login manager like 
+      <xref linkend="gdm"/> or <application>kdm</application> and would
+      like to be able to choose <application>Fluxbox</application> at the login 
+      prompt, create a <filename>fluxbox.desktop</filename> file like this</para>
+
+      <para>As <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>:</para>
+
+<screen><userinput>cat > /usr/share/xsessions/fluxbox.desktop << "EOF"
+<literal>[Desktop Entry]</literal>
+<literal>Encoding=UTF-8</literal>
+<literal>Name=Fluxbox</literal>
+<literal>Comment=This session logs you into Fluxbox</literal>
+<literal>Exec=startfluxbox</literal>
+<literal>Type=Application</literal>
 EOF</userinput></screen>
 
+
       <para>Now create the <application>Fluxbox</application> configuration
       files:</para>
 
@@ -163,7 +179,7 @@
       <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
 
       <seglistitem>
-        <seg>fluxbox, fbsetbg, bsetroot, fluxbox-generate_menu, startfluxbox,
+        <seg>fluxbox, fbsetbg, fbsetroot, fluxbox-generate_menu, startfluxbox,
         and fbrun</seg>
         <seg>None</seg>
         <seg>/usr/share/fluxbox and ~/.fluxbox</seg>
@@ -199,13 +215,13 @@
         </listitem>
       </varlistentry>
 
-      <varlistentry id="bsetroot">
-        <term><command>bsetroot</command></term>
+      <varlistentry id="fbsetroot">
+        <term><command>fbsetroot</command></term>
         <listitem>
-          <para>is a <application>Blackbox</application>
-          utility to change root window appearance.</para>
-          <indexterm zone="fluxbox bsetroot">
-            <primary sortas="b-bsetroot">bsetroot</primary>
+          <para>is a utility to change root window appearance based on the 
+          <application>Blackbox</application> application bsetroot.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="fluxbox fbsetroot">
+            <primary sortas="b-fbsetroot">fbsetroot</primary>
           </indexterm>
         </listitem>
       </varlistentry>




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