Re: [wmii] new to wmii -- config-question --

From: Tobias Walkowiak <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 23:07:08 +0100

On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 10:12:15PM +0100, Torsten Schmidt wrote:
> yesterday i installed wmii-2 (gentoo) after reading an article in the

very good choice! welcome :)

> linux-magazin (german) and it looks very nice. (wmii-3 isn't in portage yet)

get the latest snap from - it's worth giving it a try

> I'm used to icewm where you can do a lot without a mouse :)

really? years ago i used it, too. found it very limited in its config

> how to change the movement keys (NORTHKEY....)
> i've tried to change it to Up, Down, Right, Left (what xev said) but it
> doesn't work.
> What values do i have to write in .wmii/rc.conf to use the arrow-keys?

rc.conf? i think you use the wrong config file. rc.conf is AFAIR from
wmi-10 or so. in wmii it should be wmirc (or wmiirc with wmii-3). there
Up, Down etc should work fine


Dipl.-Inform. Tobias Walkowiak
IVU Traffic Technologies AG
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