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Blackbox

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This article is about the window management software. For other uses of this term, see black box.

In Unix computing, Blackbox is a window manager for the X Window System. It is minimalistic and therefore popular among those seeking a fast and clean environment. In spite of its small codebase and snappy performance, it has an attractive appearance. However, its small size comes at some cost, as certain functions that are ordinarily standard in other window managers must be provided by additional software. For example, hotkeys cannot be defined in a barebones Blackbox setup, and the management of menus and themes is normally performed using a text editor, although several graphical configuration tools are widely available.

Derivatives

There are several window managers derived from Blackbox:

See also

  • BB4Win [1] (http://www.bb4win.org) - A port of Blackbox to Windows. (Also: bblean [2] (http://bb4win.sourceforge.net/bblean/), xoblite [3] (http://xoblite.net/))

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