Re: [dev] wmii

From: Thomas Kucharczyk <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 14:03:11 +0200

I started wmii with "startx /usr/bin/wmii -r .wmii/wmiirc and
/etc/wmii/wmiirc" it still doesnt work. Changing the Color doesnt
changes wmii's behaviour.
There is no /etc/wmii-hg path, and the man page shows "wmii 3.9.2"
Now i builded it up from source with emerge, wmii asked for the right
Metakey and the buttom bar filled up with clock etc. Installing wmii
with equo, the Sabayon Package Manager, the Scripts doesnt seem to
I'll open a bugreport on the Sabayon Bugtracker for this and keep you
up to date.

On 6/25/11, Thomas Dahms <> wrote:
> 2011/6/25 Thomas Kucharczyk <>:
>> This is weird, deleting the wmii dir doesnt seem to cause changes, nor
>> pops
>> up a menu
>> creating wmiirc_local doesnt solve it
>> changing Modkey in /etc/wmii/wmiirc doesnt solve it
> Try to start wmii with "wmii -r /etc/wmii/wmiirc" and change the
> Modkey in /etc/wmii/wmiirc.
> The -r flag specifies which wmiirc to load; maybe something mixed up
> the configuration-path auto magic.
> Are any other changes to your config files affecting wmii's behavior?
> Try to change some color, for example.
> And are you sure you are using wmii 3.9.2 and not hg tip? The hg
> version uses /etc/wmii-hg and ~/.wmii-hg as configuration paths.
> --
> Thomas Dahms
Received on Sun Jun 26 2011 - 14:03:11 CEST

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