Different OS's? Marketshare
atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Thu Feb 24 15:24:45 GMT 2005
Mike Hauber writes:
> Hmmm... I tend to view a wm about the same way I view win.exe
> (not in the disrespectful way, of course) in the respect that
> it's real purpose is to provide a pretty point and click menu
> system (which I'm not knocking). It's very usefull and
> palletable to some, usually not a necessity, and downright
> apalling to others.
I just want a X window system that will give me some experience with
UNIX GUIs. I don't actually intend to run one on my production server,
but since this machine (the one I'm discussing now) will become a sort
of test machine, I can afford to take more chances with it.
> I mentioned that blackbox is what I use for administrative logins
> because you have to build it from the ground up (not in any
> literal sense (ie, not from a wm-developers point of view), but
> from the wm-user's view (for instance, I find the default menu
> (the purpose of the wm) to be pretty bare for my taste and
> therefore needs to be customized (built up).
> Make sense? Hope I wasn't any more confusing. :)
I suppose it will make more sense as I gather more experience. I
haven't found any comprehensive and succinct documentation on X (the
classic problem of documentation in computerland).
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