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FVWM3 myExt

This is a collection of FVWM configs. Inspired by Gnome Extensions that make gnome multifunctional. This gave the name “FVWM myExtensions”. It started with the new FVWM3 (F? Virtual Window Manager), as an experiment and became a fully functional base that makes “my” daily computer workflow faster, simpler and more efficient. This is a model for you to use, modify or create your own.

This screenshot displays some of the extensions (version 0.9.7)

The collection makes the desk different from what you may have experienced before. It has a modern look but the behavior and navigation are similar to the functions of the mid-90s before Win95 was introduced.

If you are new to FVWM and wondering what it is all about. FVWM is a Window Manager (WM). What sets it apart from other WMs, it is also a Virtual window Manager (VM). Among the powerful fvwm features is the virtual desktop, which allows you to place windows on an area much larger than the actual size of the visible display.
The Fvwm3 install package comes with a minimal startup configure. It gives the user the choice of expression. Details such as the appearance of windows, function of panels, pagers, and programs are created and defined by the user.

Introduction VIDEO (version 1.0)

Config package (15Mb)

The new myExt is focusing on the Virtual Management of Fvwm. How this powerful feature can be made useful and efficient for the different users’ interests.

Fvwm3 myExt v1.9 provides space and visibility. Key bindings speeding up the features, such as “alt-m” (window maximize 145 175) and “alt-t” (thumbnail).

The mouse or key “alt-d” (Desk 2x2) makes your small or large screen resolution go beyond the actual size of the visible display. With the pager (miniature view of desktop) you can manage the virtual windows with ease of mouse stroke. This is just the base, what more to add or improve?

The new video shows the VWM of Fvwm (7:32 min).

Download myExt package v.1.9 (13.7Mb)