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Last Build Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2003 22:01:27 -0000


V1.4 : Install problems fixed.

Thu, 07 Aug 2003 22:01:27 -0000

TheWitchPackage-1.4 was released today. Mostly bug fixes, this package should be easier to install in more systems than any earlier version.

Version 1.3: Themes for theWitch

Wed, 06 Aug 2003 21:27:24 -0000

this release introduces themeable buttons for theWitch. Also, a simplified syntax for creating and editing theWitch panels. There are buttons for executing bash commands, starting a window manager, or switching to another panel.

simplified instructions for installing theWitch, and how to configure, use, theme and customise your witch all in the README: file.

TheWitchPackage-1.2 Released today

Wed, 16 Jul 2003 08:34:38 -0000

This release contains bugfixes to the 3 dozen window manager install scripts. These scripts can make it easy to unpack, compile and install files downloaded from the internet. All you need is the appropriate .tar.gz (or whatever), the script does the rest.

v1.1 theme changers for golem, matchbox and oroborus

Wed, 09 Jul 2003 00:00:48 -0000

TheWitchPackage-1.1 contains shell scripts for changing themes in golem, matchbox and oroborus.
Also included are tk guis for changing themes in golem and matchbox.
The tk guis are linked into theWitch network of 'menus'.

v1.1 - 39 window manager install scripts.

Tue, 08 Jul 2003 23:58:23 -0000

TheWitchPackage-1.1 contains scripts for unzipping, compiling and installing 39 window managers. All you need is the appropriate tar.gz (or .bz2 in some cases), log on as root and run the corresponding script (eg ./install.windowlab ).

theWitch-v1.0 released

Sat, 21 Jun 2003 02:16:12 -0000

theWitch is a bullet-proof GUI tool for switching window managers on the fly.

It has been tested successfully on 50 different Linux window managers. It is useful for

* installing, testing and tweeking window managers
* installing, testing and tweeking window manager themes
* a robust stand-alone demo of Linux that also allows a casual user to experience a variety of window managers and desktop environments without the need to login and out.
* benchmarking window manager performance