Anyone still using x11-wm/fluxbox?

Randy Pratt bsd-unix at
Sat Jul 8 12:04:09 UTC 2006

On Mon, 3 Jul 2006 19:18:26 -0400
Randy Pratt <bsd-unix at> wrote:

> On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 13:42:20 -0500
> "Jeremy Messenger" <mezz7 at> wrote:
> > Hello folks,
> > 
> > Fluxbox is now at 1.0rc2, so it is near ready to move from fluxbox-devel  
> > to fluxbox. I am wondering if there is any users that still are using  
> > x11-wm/fluxbox (0.1.14)? If yes, then I am happy to move from fluxbox to  
> > something like fluxbox-old (got any better name?) but I will not maintain  
> > it as I shall drop it to ports at If I get no reply until  
> > Fluxbox released at 1.0 then the 0.1.14 version will be gone for good.
> I'm using the older fluxbox and also know of a few others who are 
> also dragging their feet.  I've actually had my attention elsewhere
> and wasn't following the fluxbox-devel but I'll give it a whirl on a
> test box in the next few days.  I doubt I'd request that the old
> version remain in the tree in any event since I'd keep it along with a
> few other local ports if I really wanted to stick with the old version.
> Thanks for the notice though so I can start paying attention :-)

Just a follow-up to my previous comments.

I switched to the fluxbox-devel-1.0rc2_1 version yesterday and have
not seen any problems.  I left my old ~/.fluxbox directory and
configs and there didn't seem to be any problems.  No reason that
I can see to keep the old version around.



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