blackbox: A light and fast X11 window manager1

Package available in: [trunk] [8.0] [7.0] [6.0] [2.1]

Blackbox is yet another addition to the list of window managers for the Open Group's X Window System, Version 11 Release 6 and above. Blackbox is built with C++, sharing no common code with any other window manager.

Is has a minimal resource usage, a fast and simple interface and has support for multiple desktop environments.

... part of T2, get it here


Author: Brad T Hughes <bhughes [at] trolltech [dot] com>
Author: Sean 'Shaleh' Perry <shaleh [at] debian [dot] org>
Author: Jeff Raven <jraven [at] psu [dot] edu>
Maintainer: Rene Rebe <rene [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: GPL
Status: Stable
Version: 0.77

Remark: Does cross compile (as setup and patched in T2).


T2 source: blackbox.cache
T2 source: blackbox.conf
T2 source: blackbox.desc
T2 source: hotfix.patch

Build time (on reference hardware): 20% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 1.05 MB, 43 files

Dependencies (build time detected): 00-dirtree binutils cf coreutils diffutils expat file findutils fontconfig freetype gawk grep imake xorgproto libpthread-stubs libx11 libxau libxcb libxext libxft libxrender linux-header make net-tools patch pkgconfig xorgproto sed sysfiles tar xorgproto zlib

Installed files (on reference hardware): [show]

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).