Xfce Wiki

Sub domains
 

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
xfce:xfwm4:introduction [2019/07/25 20:35]
amerigena
xfce:xfwm4:introduction [2019/07/25 21:30] (current)
amerigena
Line 4: Line 4:
 The Xfce 4 Window Manager is part of the Xfce Desktop Environment. The command to run it in the foreground is //xfwm4//; to run it in the background use ''​xfwm4 --daemon''​. The window manager is responsible for the placement of windows on the screen, provides the window decorations and allows them to be moved, resized or closed. The Xfce 4 Window Manager is part of the Xfce Desktop Environment. The command to run it in the foreground is //xfwm4//; to run it in the background use ''​xfwm4 --daemon''​. The window manager is responsible for the placement of windows on the screen, provides the window decorations and allows them to be moved, resized or closed.
  
-//xfwm4// adheres strongly to the standards defined on [[http://​freedesktop.org|freedesktop.org]]. Consequently,​ special features such as making windows borderless, or providing an icon for the application must now be implemented in the application;​ you can no longer use the window manager to force different behaviour. One of the great features of xfwm4 is its themeability. The window decorations (borders, title bar and window buttons) can be configured by using window manager themes.+//xfwm4// adheres strongly to the standards defined on [[http://​freedesktop.org|freedesktop.org]]. Consequently,​ special features such as making windows borderless, or providing an icon for the application must now be implemented in the application;​ you can no longer use the window manager to force different behaviour. One of the great features of xfwm4 is its themeability; themes are available at [[http://​xfce-look.org|Xfce-Look]]. The window decorations (borders, title bar and window buttons) can be configured by using window manager themes.
  
 //xfwm4// offers multi-head support, for both xinerama and real multi-screen modes, useful when you have more than one monitor connected to your computer. //xfwm4// offers multi-head support, for both xinerama and real multi-screen modes, useful when you have more than one monitor connected to your computer.