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1.\" man page originally for the Debian/GNU Linux system
2.TH FBPANEL "1" "May 2005" "fbpanel 4.2" "User Commands"
3.SH NAME
4fbpanel \- a NETWM compliant lightweight GTK2-based panel for UNIX desktop.
5.SH SYNOPSIS
6.B fbpanel
7[\fIOPTION\fR]
8.br
9.SH DESCRIPTION
10.PP
11fbpanel is desktop panel which provides graphical information and feedback about
12desktop activity and allows interaction with the window manager.
13It features:
14.HP
15\(bu taskbar \- shows a list of the managed windows (tasks)
16.HP
17\(bu pager \- thumbnailed view of the desktop.
18.HP
19\(bu launchbar \- buttons to quickly launch applications
20.HP
21\(bu show desktop \- button to iconify or shade all windows
22.HP
23\(bu image \- display an image
24.HP
25\(bu clock \- show the current time and/or date
26.HP
27\(bu system tray \- tray for XEMBED icons (aka docklets)
28.PP
29fbpanel requires NETWM (www.freedesktop.org) compliant window manager.
30You can run many instances of fbpanel each with its own configuration
31(see \fBOPTIONS\fR below).
32
33Most updated info about fbpanel can be found on its home page:
34http://fbpanel.sf.net/
35
36.SH OPTIONS
37.TP
38\fB\--help\fR
39\-- print help message and exit.
40.TP
41\fB\--version\fR
42\-- print version and exit.
43.TP
44\fB\--log <number>\fR
45\-- set log level 0-5. 0 - none 5 - chatty
46.TP
47\fB\--configure\fR
48\-- open configuration dialog
49.TP
50\fB\--profile <name>\fR
51\-- use specified profile. The profile is loaded from the file ~/.fbpanel/<name>.
52If that fails, fbpanel will load PREFIX/share/fbpanel/<name>.
53No -p option is equivalent to -p default
54.TP
55\fB\-h\fR
56\-- same as --help
57.TP
58\fB\-p\fR
59\-- same as --profile
60.TP
61\fB\-v\fR
62\-- same as --version
63.TP
64\fB\-C\fR
65\-- same as --configure
66
67.SH CUSTOMIZATION
68To change default settings, copy profile file to your home directory
69.br
70 mkdir -p ~/.fbpanel
71 cp PREFIX/share/fbpanel/default ~/.fbpanel
72.br
73and edit it. Default profile file contains comments and explanation inside,
74so it should be easy. For full list of options please visit fbpanel's home page.
75
76.SH FILES
77.TP
78PREFIX/share/fbpanel
79Directory with system-wide resources and default settings
80.TP
81~/.fbpanel/
82Directory with the user's private profiles
83.TP
84~/.fbpanel/default
85The user's default profile.
86.SH AUTHOR
87fbpanel was written by Anatoly Asviyan <aanatoly@users.sf.net>.
88This manual page was originally written for the
89Debian GNU/Linux system by Shyamal Prasad <shyamal@member.fsf.org>.