Author: Anselm R. Garbe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 18:59:09 +0200
|M||README|| | ||20||+++++++++++++++-----|
1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README b/README
@@ -1,8 +1,16 @@
-gridwm is an automatic X11 window manager which arranges all windows in a grid.
-One goal is not to exceed 3kSLOC.
+gridwm is an extremly fast, small, and automatic X11 window manager. It
+arranges all windows in a grid.
+You have to edit the source code for configuration, this WM is intended to
+provide sane defaults, if something doesn't fits your needs, edit config.h and
+maybe key.c. To change the status output edit that status variable definition
@@ -30,12 +38,14 @@ Add the following line to your .xinitrc to start gridwm using startx:
In order to connect gridwm to a specific display, make sure that
the DISPLAY environment variable is set correctly, e.g.:
- DISPLAY=foo.bar:1 exec wmii
+ DISPLAY=foo.bar:1 exec gridwm
This will start gridwm on display :1 of the host foo.bar.
-The configuration of gridwm is done by customizing the config.h
+The configuration of gridwm is done by customizing the config.h source file. To
+customize the key bindings edit key.c. To change the status output, edit the
+status command definition in wm.c.