PPAGER - A small pager for X Window.


PPager is a small pager for X Window. It display a clock, and can starts differents commands with mouse button. It works under any gnome compliant window manager (eg. E, SawFish, WindowMaker, IceWM, Oroborus).




3 clock positions


Ready to start Emacs

1 line, 10 columns, 9 desktops, clock on top


ppager accepts the following options:
--display display This option specifies the X server to contact; see X(1).
-g, --geometry GEOMETRY change geometry of pager, defaults to 100x100+0+0.
-c, --clock CLOCK_TYPE change the type of the clock, it can be one of "normal","big", "off", defaults to "normal".
-p, --position POSITION change the position of the clock, it can be one of "top", "bottom", defaults to "top".
-o, --cols COLUMN change number of columns in pager, defaults to 3.
-l, --lines LINES change number of lines in pager, defaults to 3.
-f, --font FONT_NAME change the font of text, defaults to -*-lucida*-m*-r-*-*-10-*-*.
-t, --notooltip do not display programs tool tip.
-d, --default show a default configuration file.
--config FILENAME use FILENAME as an alternate configuration file.
-h, --help Display usage.
-V, --version output version information and exit.

Configuration File

PPager read an rc file (in ${HOME}/.ppagerrc ) to define commands to start with mouse button, colors, number of columns and lines, icons names... You can see a default rc file with the -d, --default option.
To start with this default rc file, you can use a command like this :
ppager -d > ~/.ppagerrc
And edit the file in $HOME/.ppagerrc.


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

For more details see : htttp://www.fsf.org

See Also

pswitchdesk comes with ppager in the archive ppager-x.x.x.tar.gz. Pswitchdesk is a command line program to switch X Window desktop.




Last update : Wed Aug 28 23:59:41 CEST 2002

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