floatbg - slowly modify the color of the X root window

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename floatbg_1.0-28+b2_i386.deb
Package name floatbg
Package version 1.0
Package release 28+b2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category game::toys interface::commandline interface::graphical role::program scope::utility x11 x11::application
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
Download size 11.39 KB
Installed size 36.00 KB
Subtly changes the color of the root window over time, so slowly
that it won't be noticed. This is a good alternative to placing a
picture in the root window.


Package Version Architecture Repository
floatbg_1.0-28+b2_amd64.deb 1.0 amd64 Debian Main
floatbg - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.1.3
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -
psmisc -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package floatbg_1.0-28+b2_i386.deb
Source Package floatbg

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install floatbg deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install floatbg




2010-03-17 - Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-28) unstable; urgency=low
* hacked in support for running under Xfce 4.6 or later (-xfce flag)
2009-02-25 - Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-27) unstable; urgency=low
* hacked in basic support for running under Gnome (-gnome flag)
* added Build-Depends: xutils-dev (closes: 485201)
* Build-Depends change: x-dev -> x11proto-core-dev (closes: 515361)
* debian/compat = 7 and associated changes (closes: 451122)
2007-11-13 - Dave Holland <dave@biff.org.uk>
floatbg (1.0-26) unstable; urgency=low
* added libxext-dev to Build-Depends (closes: 450597)
2007-08-09 - Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-25) unstable; urgency=low
* installed binary is no longer stripped (closes: 436841)
* updated standards-version
2006-07-26 - Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-24) unstable; urgency=low
* fixed manpage typos (thanks, J S Bygott) (closes: #358585)
* updated standards-version
2006-01-10 - Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-23) unstable; urgency=low
* update xlibs-dev build dependency (thanks, John Wright)
(closes: #346396)
2006-01-06 - Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-22) unstable; urgency=low
* now depends on psmisc for use of "killall" (closes: #344701)
2005-02-09 - Dave Holland <dave@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-21) unstable; urgency=low
* new maintainer (closes: #196153)
* only one floatbg will run per X server (closes: #17341)
2005-01-05 - Andrew Pollock <apollock@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-20) unstable; urgency=low
* QA Group upload orphaning this package
* Incorporates previous NMU (closes: #170157)
* debian/menu: quote the unquoted
* debian/control: make debhelper build dependency versioned
2003-03-15 - Daniel Schepler <schepler@debian.org>
floatbg (1.0-19.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Update Build-Depends.  Closes: #170157.

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