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JWM (Joe's Window Manager) is an extremely lightweight window manager for the X window system. Its installed size is less than 1.15 MB, regardless of the enabled USE flags.
USE flags for x11-wm/jwm Very fast and lightweight still powerful window manager for X
||Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces|
||Enable support for the iconv character set conversion library|
||Add JPEG image support|
||Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)|
||Bidirectional text layout support with pango using xft backend.|
||Add support for libpng (PNG images)|
||Add support for SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)|
||Add support for FreeType and/or FreeType2 fonts|
||Add support for querying multi-monitor screen geometry through the Xinerama API|
||Add support for XPM graphics format|
emerge --ask x11-wm/jwm
Configuration files are in XML format.
- /etc/system.jwmrc - Global (system wide) configuration file.
- ~/.jwmrc - Local (per user) configuration file.
Additional information on configuring JWM can be found in the /usr/share/doc/jwm-2.3.6/ directory.
JWM v2.3.6 by Joe Wingbermuehle
compiled options: confirm icons jpeg nls png shape svg xbm xft xinerama xrender system configuration: /etc/system.jwmrc usage: jwm [ options ]
-display X Set the X display to use -exit Exit JWM (send _JWM_EXIT to the root) -f file Use specified configuration file -h Display this help message -p Parse the configuration file and exit -reload Reload menu (send _JWM_RELOAD to the root) -restart Restart JWM (send _JWM_RESTART to the root)-v Display version information
emerge --ask --depclean --verbose x11-wm/jwm
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