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Fluxbox 1.1 Released, 100+ Changes

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Published on 02 September 2008 08:06 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Fluxbox 1.0 was released in October of 2007, but its first post-1.0 update has now been released. The source to Fluxbox 1.1 has just hit its SourceForge page, but at this time there is no release announcement nor has their project web-site been updated. There is, however, the change-log that ships with the source package to look at.

Fluxbox 1.1 has quite a few changes and among them are new tab placement options, new key commands, new special keys, and there are also a multitude of bug-fixes. There looks to be about 105 official changes that make up Fluxbox 1.1.0.

For those out of the loop, Fluxbox is an open-source window manager that was derived from an earlier version of the Blackbox window manager. Particularly, Fluxbox is known for being one of the lightweight but highly customizable window managers.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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