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       bbtime - Display the time in a small blackbox style window


       bbtime [-display <displayname>] [-config <filename>]
              [-spooldir] [-version] [-help] [[-position] | [-pos]] <position>


       This manual page documents briefly the bbtime command.

       bbtime displays the time in a small blackbox style window.


       A summary of options are included below.

       -d[isplay] <displayname>
              X server to connect to

       -c[onfig] <filename>
              Alternate config file

       -bb[config] <filename>
              Alternate Blackbox config file

              Fall back on default configuration

       -m[ailbox] <filename>
              Filename of mailbox

              Display version number

              Display this help

       -p[osition] <position>
              Set position of window, <position> = [+]|[-]x[+]|[-]y

              Place bbtool in the Slit

              Don’t display groundplate


       Blackbox Users:

       By  default  bbtime  reads  the  Blackbox  style-file  as  defined   in
       .blackboxrc  and copies as much of the style as possible. The result is
       an  application  which  looks  a  lot   like   the   toolbar.   Further
       configuration  options  can  be found in  Most likely you
       want to change these options, copy  this  file  to  somewhere  in  your
       homedir   (eg  blackbox/bbtime.config)  and  edit  it.  Edit  the  file
       .blackboxrc and add or edit the line: bbtime.configFile:  <your  config

       WARNING: You have to define the entire PATH.

       All  style  options  set  by  reading  the  Blackbox-style  file can be
       overridden by placing them in bbtime.config (and  changing  them).  See for all possible options.

       Make  sure  the  file .bbtoolsrc does not exist, else the configuration
       style for other Window Managers will be used.

       Users of other Window managers:

       By default bbtime reads the bbtoolsrc and bbtime.nobb config files.  If
       you  want  to  define  your personal config-file copy bbtoolsrc to your
       homedir as ./.bbtoolsrc.  Copy bbtime.nobb somewhere in  your  homedir.
       Edit  .bbtoolsrc  and  add  or  edit the line: bbtime.configFile: <your
       config file>.

       WARNING: You have to define the entire PATH.


       Press the right mouse-button on the envelope to cause bbtime to re-read
       its settings.


       bbtime  automatically  copies  the  style  of  the blackbox toolbar. It

       toolbar                  -> bbtime.frame
       toolbar.label            -> bbtime.label
       toolbar.color            -> bbtime.frame.color
       toolbar.colorTo          -> bbtime.frame.colorTo
       toolbar.label.color      -> bbtime.label.color
       toolbar.label.colorTo    -> bbtime.label.colorTo
       toolbar.textColor        -> bbtime.textColor
       bevelWidth               -> bbtime.bevelWidth
       WARNING: if .bbtoolsrc is defined it won’t copy the blackbox style.

       For the meaning of the different resources  see  the  comments  in  the


       bbdate(1), bbppp(1)


       This  manual  page was written by Chris Tillman <>
       for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

                               December 29 2001