Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: July 8th, 2005
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fbsetroot - a simple background utility used by the Fluxbox window manager, originally
written for and by the original Blackbox window manager team.
[ -display display ] -solid color
[ -display display ] -mod x y -fg color -bg color
[ -display display ] -gradient texture -from color -to color
fbsetroot is a utility that can control the appearance of the root window in
three ways: Either give it a solid color, or write a two color modula pattern
to it, or render a gradient texture, based on two different colors.
in this functionality but it supports multiple screen displays, and gradient
textures the same way as Blackbox or Fluxbox does.
It doesn't handle cursors etc.
fbsetroot was originally part of the Blackbox package and was carried over with
the code that became Fluxbox. It was called bsetroot back in those days.
fbsetroot operates in three ways, you must choose one of the first 3 options:
- -solid color
Sets the root window to specified color.
- -mod x y
Creates a modula pattern. You must specify
-bg and -fg
- -gradient texturestring
Renders the specified texture string to the root window.
may be one of:
Horizontal / Vertical / Diagonal / Crossdiagonal / Pipecross / Elliptic / Rectangle / Pyramid
Select one of these texture types, they only apply when
is specifed. You must also specify both a
-from and a -to
- -display display
Tells fbsetroot to connect to the specified display.
- -bg, -background color
- -fg, -foreground color
- -from color
Start color for rendering textures.
- -to color
Ending color for rendering textures.
Prints version info and short help text.
fbsetroot is written and maintained by the Fluxbox Development Team
This manpage was modified by Curt "Asenchi" Micol <email@example.com> for
the Fluxbox window manager.
- SEE ALSO
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