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       bbrun  -  An  elegant  tool  for  the Blackbox window manager that runs


       bbrun [OPTIONS] [-- [-display <display>]]...


       bbrun is a small but very useful application. It makes it convenient to
       quickly  execute commands from the blackbox or fluxbox window managers.
       bbrun is very similar to KDE’s Alt+F2  Run  Command  dialog  box.  When
       launched,  it  occupies a small portion of the desktop and docks itself
       to the right side of the screen.  The run dialog is opened by  clicking
       on the tiny bbrun window.

       You  don’t necessarily need blackbox for this program to work. It looks
       just as good in fluxbox, but it won’t look the  same  in  other  window




       -a,  --advanced  -  advanced  mode,  shows more options than the normal
       command  entry  box.   The  default  is  for  it  to   be   in   normal
       (traditional/simple) mode.

       -h, --help - this help screen

       -i,  --history-file=<history  file>  -  set  the  history  file to use.

       -v, --version - print the version number

       -w, --withdraw - withdrawn mode, will go straight to command entry box

       Options that must occur after ’--’ if they are used:

       -display <display> - set the display that the gearbox should show up on


       bbrun  can  be run in normal mode where it creates an icon that sits in
       the slit.  You can then click on the gear icon to make the  text  entry
       window  popup.   You can also run bbrun in withdrawn mode by specifying
       the -w flag. This is ideal for use with the key shortcut program bbkeys
       since  it  will  jump  straight  to  the text entry screen.  bbrun also
       supports the ’escape’ and ’enter’ keys for those of you who like to use
       the mouse as little as possbile.

       bbrun keeps a history of your most recent commands. The history list is
       stored in the ’.bbrun_history’ file in your home directory. If the file
       does not exist it is created automatically.

       Also  keep in mind that you need quotes when you specify arguments with
       spaces in them.  eg. mpg123 ’/mp3/Creed - Higher.mp3’

       This file was updated by Kevin Coyner <> on  February
       12, 2007.