Thanx Solorin for your replies; here, and in person. I will return to this post later. I mean to see it on flwm, and not on heavyweights like Gnome, KDE, LXDE .... etc.
Climbing with those mountains presents one with another problem, that of not willing to have those "permanent icons" on desktop with which they always cheer you up. I mean one's home directory, Trash bin etc. etc. on the desktop. I want a totally clean desktop, with icons of running apps only as long they are in run, and then only a plain .