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Package: openbox (3.6.0-2tanglu1)

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Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Mateusz Łukasik

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standards-compliant, fast, light-weight and extensible window manager

Openbox works with your applications, and makes your desktop easier to manage. This is because the approach to its development was the opposite of what seems to be the general case for window managers. Openbox was written first to comply with standards and to work properly. Only when that was in place did the team turn to the visual interface.

Openbox is fully functional as a stand-alone working environment, or can be used as a drop-in replacement for the default window manager in the GNOME or KDE desktop environments.

Openbox 3 is a completely new breed of window manager. It is not based upon any existing code base, although the visual appearance has been based upon that of Blackbox. Openbox 2 was based on the Blackbox 0.65.0 codebase.

Some of the things to look for in Openbox are:

 * ICCCM and EWMH compliance!
 * Very fast
 * Chainable key bindings
 * Customizable mouse actions
 * Window resistance
 * Multi-head Xinerama support!
 * Pipe menus

Other Packages Related to openbox

  • depends
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  • dep: libc6 (>= 2.4)
    GNU C Library: Shared libraries
    also a virtual package provided by libc6-udeb
  • dep: libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.35.9)
    GLib library of C routines
  • dep: libice6 (>= 1:1.0.0)
    X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
  • dep: libobrender31 (>= 3.6.0)
    rendering library for openbox themes
  • dep: libobt4 (>= 3.6.0)
    parsing library for openbox
  • dep: libsm6
    X11 Session Management library
  • dep: libstartup-notification0 (>= 0.7)
    library for program launch feedback (shared library)
  • dep: libx11-6
    X11 client-side library
  • dep: libxau6
    X11 authorisation library
  • dep: libxext6
    X11 miscellaneous extension library
  • dep: libxi6 (>= 2:1.2.99.4)
    X11 Input extension library
  • dep: libxinerama1
    X11 Xinerama extension library
  • dep: libxrandr2
    X11 RandR extension library
  • rec: obconf
    preferences manager for Openbox window manager
  • rec: python-xdg
    Python 2 library to access freedesktop.org standards
    or obsession
    Session management helpers for lightweight desktop environments
  • rec: scrot
    command line screen capture utility
  • sug: fonts-dejavu
    metapackage to pull in fonts-dejavu-core and fonts-dejavu-extra
  • sug: libxml2-dev
    Development files for the GNOME XML library
  • sug: menu
    generates programs menu for all menu-aware applications
  • sug: openbox-gnome-session (= 3.6.0-2tanglu1)
    command line utility to run Openbox as GNOME session
  • sug: openbox-kde-session (= 3.6.0-2tanglu1)
    command line utility to run Openbox as KDE SC session
  • sug: openbox-menu
    openbox pipe-menu to display entries in *.desktop files
  • sug: python
    interactive high-level object-oriented language (default version)
  • sug: tint2
    lightweight taskbar

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 296.3 kB1,205.0 kB [list of files]
i386 308.7 kB1,252.0 kB [list of files]