Recomendation for a lightweigth window manager

Robert Storey y2kbug at
Tue May 20 18:47:44 PDT 2003

On Tue, 20 May 2003 20:00:42 -0400
parv <parv_fm at> wrote:

> FVWM is considered light; so are wm2, wmx, ion
> (black|open|hacked|flux)box.  There are many others too.
> In FVWM on can certainly do what you want.  Since you would have
> control on the configuration files, other wms could be controlled to
> various degress i suppose.

FVWM is really good, and that's what I use. However, the default
configuration is really ugly. If you care about aesthetics, I'd suggest
going to the FVWM web site ( and download the "themes" tarball. I
installed it, and it's great.


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