Lionel Cons CN/DCI (for the UMTF/X11 Working Group)
A new version of the HEPiX X11 scripts (3.2) is now installed at CERN on all major services. It should be backward compatible with the previous version while being much more flexible. It also fixes all the known bugs.
For more info on the HEPiX X11 scripts, you can browse under
As a side effect, you can now easily use the version 2 of the
recommended window manager
fvwm; you just have to put in your
~/.hepix/xprofile something like
-prepareswitch starts a preparation script similar to the one used currently for
fvwmversion 1. To customise it, you should create a file named
~/.hepix/wm/fvwm2_configurationwith your changes.
More information about
fvwm2 and the conversion
of the configuration
files from version 1 to version 2 can be found in the Web under
The support of
fvwm2 is currently only partial.
We are still testing
the robustness of this new version. All users are welcome to try it
(at their own risk!). Comments should be sent to: