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       fookb-wmaker - Xkb state indicator with Window Maker support


       fookb-wmaker [options]


       fookb  is  a Xkb state indicator. It displays the icon corresponding to
       the number of Xkb locked group. You may use mouse-clicks to change  Xkb
       locked  group  with  mouse.  Additionally,  fookb  can be configured to
       execute a program on changing group.

       fookb man page is based on man  page.  Program  was  written
       from scratch.

       To  use fookb with the Window Maker Dock, simply drag the fookb icon to
       the Window  Maker  Dock  (if  fookb  was  compiled  with  Window  Maker


       NB!  Command  line  parameters  take  precedence  over config file or X







CONFIGURATION FILE (for libWUtil-enabled version)

       The  configuration  file consist of a single PropList dictionary, which
       in turn is composed of several PropList key-value pairs. The recognized
       keys is:

       Icon1 Filename (mandatory)
              XPM file contains an icon (48x48) for 1st XKB group.

       Icon2 Filename (mandatory)
              XPM file contains an icon (48x48) for 2nd XKB group.

       Icon3 Filename (mandatory)
              XPM file contains an icon (48x48) for 3rd XKB group.

       Icon4 Filename (mandatory)
              XPM file contains an icon (48x48) for 4th XKB group.

       IconBoom Filename (mandatory)
              XPM  file contains an icon (48x48) for "broken Xkb". Please look
              in BUGS section.

       Sound (Yes|No)
              fookb will run command from "Command" value (see below), if this
              parameter  is  set  to  "Yes".  You’ll receive (non-fatal) error
              message if this parameter is not  defined.  In  any  other  case
              command will not be run.

       Command command_to_run
              This  command  will  be  run  if XKB locked group is changed and
              "Sound" is set to "Yes".

X resources

       NB!  Parameters  in  PropList  config  file  take  precedence  over   X

       fookb.icon1 Filename

       fookb.icon2 Filename

       fookb.icon3 Filename

       fookb.icon4 Filename

       fookb.iconBoom Filename

       fookb.sound Yes/No

       fookb.command Command


       Here is an example of configuration file.

         Icon1 = "/usr/local/share/fookb/icon1.xpm";
         Icon2 = "/usr/local/share/fookb/icon2.xpm";
         Icon3 = "/usr/local/share/fookb/icon3.xpm";
         Icon4 = "/usr/local/share/fookb/icon4.xpm";
         IconBoom = "/usr/local/share/fookb/crash.xpm";
         Sound = "Yes";
         Command = "/usr/bin/play /usr/local/share/fookb/";

       Here is an example of app-defaults file.

       fookb.icon1: /usr/local/share/fookb/icon1.xpm
       fookb.icon2: /usr/local/share/fookb/icon2.xpm
       fookb.icon3: /usr/local/share/fookb/icon3.xpm
       fookb.icon4: /usr/local/share/fookb/icon4.xpm
       fookb.iconBoom: /usr/local/share/fookb/crash.xpm
       fookb.sound: Yes
       fookb.command: /home/bgates/bin/playmssound


              fookb defaults (for Window Maker enabled version).

              fookb defaults (for Window Maker disabled version).


       Sometimes  fookb  receives  message  about  changing  XKB  group,   but  does  not point to any existing XKB group. In this
       case fookb will show IconBoom (from config file) picture.

       As far as I know the only way to look at this bug is to run vmware.


       This man page is [hopefully] up-to-date for version 3.0 of fookb.


       fookb is (c) 1998-2002 Alexey Vyskubov <>.

       This manpage was written by Alexey Vyskubov <>.