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IceWM is a stacking window manager for the X Window System. IceWM is fast, lightweight, and customizable.

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how to register a shortcut key to type a diacritic in icewm?

I am trying to setup shortcut keys to type common diacritics. I am able to have xdotool type the diacritic in a terminal or from the icewm command bar (or even from gmrun): xdotool key Aacute But ...
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Installing a Graphic User Interface in Ubuntu 14.04

I have install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in an ARM device, but it comes without a Graphic User Interface. In another ARM device I managed to install a GUI (Ubuntu Desktop), but this device has less internal ...
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Run IceWM in Ubuntu minimal installation?

I am building a custom Ubuntu distro to suit the needs of an aging Dell Latitude (XP era). I want the end result to be similar to the AntiX distro, but with all the added benefits of Ubuntu. I did a ...
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How to disable default desktop background picture module with third-party window manager?

I installed latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, then installed IceWM and set it as a default window manager. Everything works just great, IceWM's background picture is set in the config and is displayed properly,...
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How can I disable screensaver in Ubuntu 14.04 with icewm

How can I disable screensaver? I tried xset s off, but it's not working.
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How to configure ubuntu 14.04 to run Icewm as default desktop display Manager

How to configure ubuntu 14.04 to run Icewm as default desktop display Manager. which files to Configure to do this
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Installing icewm from source does not work but apt-get works

I tried to install from source a modified version of icewm, but I got an error so I decided to first install original version to provide dependencies. I installed icewm using apt-get: sudo apt-get ...
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How to change close button icon in a custom distro using LXDE and icewm? [closed]

How do I change the icon of the close tab button on Gedit in a custom distro with LXDE and icewm as window manager? Do you know where it resides or how I can change it? Now, it looks like this:
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gksu -w doesn't work the way I am used to?

I have used gksu -w shutdown -hP now as a system-wide menu command in icewm, so that when a non-admin user clicked the shutdown from the menu, a password dialogue box will appear asking for the admin ...