Window Manager Recommendations
ajm91qw at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 8 21:25:47 PDT 2006
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 09:02:51PM -0700, Darrin Chandler wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 10:52:41PM -0500, Chris wrote:
> > >
> > > If that's really a major goal then look into ion3 or ratpoison. I've
> > > been using ion3 for quite a while now and I'm happy.
> > >
> > > (you probably won't like it, though, coming from Windows)
> > >
> > I prefer XFCE4
> > Darrin - if possible, could you provide screenshots?
> http://www.modeemi.fi/~tuomov/ion/ is the ion3 home page, with some
> screenshots toward the bottom. It's somewhat spartan, but if you want
> something that stays out of your way then it's very nice. It's like an X
> version of screen, on steroids. :)
Try this website:
It will give an idea of what is out there.
If you are looking for a lot of bells and whistles...try KDE or Gnome.
I personally like Fluxbox. http://fluxbox.org/
You have to remember that window managers/desktops are like ice-cream...
some people perfer one flavor over another. So give some a try...
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