Applications menu missing in Ratpoison

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue Jan 25 09:35:37 UTC 2022

FOr me on Arch and Ratpoison, did you try presing alt F1?

In my Ratpoison setup on Arch that brings up a menu of apps you can 
search by typing

Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> I'm on a Debian-based system, not Slint, but pulling Ratpoison up in
> Aptitude and consulting its dependencies and recommendations, it would
> seem you need a separate package in order to have an applications menu
> as ratpoison only does window management. The version of Ratpoison
> recommends 9menu and menu, the former of which is designed for the 9wm
> window manager and the latter of which might be specific to Debian and
> its derivatives.
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