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bbconf is a GUI configurator for the Blackbox window manager. It's written in C++ and Qt, and uses plugins for extensibility. bbconf is distributed with 4 plugins, and replaces the previously separate Blackbox/bbkeys configurators called toolbox and bbkeysconf. The plugins that come with bbconf are: a theme editor (which replaces toolbox), a keybinding editor modelled after the KDE keybinding editor (which replaces bbkeysconf), a preferences editor for bbconf itself, and a Blackbox menu editor. As time permits, more plugins will be written for bbconf that will allow configuration of all aspects of Blackbox sessions, including Blackbox's rc-file, bbpager, etc.


Recent releases

  •  18 Jul 2002 05:35

    Release Notes: This release fixes the keybinding plugin's add command.

    •  23 Jan 2002 15:32

      Release Notes: Major bugfixes and enhancements were made. Compilation fixes were made for RPM-based distributions and FreeBSD. New man pages were written. Enhancements in the keybindings plugin include the ability to edit blackbox keybindings files other than ~/.bbkeysrc. Enhancements in main plugin class include better errors messages for file write attempts. bbconf now has the ability to accept command-line arguments and pass them to individual plugins.


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