(off topic?) Best desktop
punosevac at math.arizona.edu
Sat Nov 24 08:49:56 PST 2007
Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
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> Christian Walther wrote:
>> On 23/11/2007, Predrag Punosevac <punosevac at math.arizona.edu> wrote:
>>> Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
>>> I like to make my own "desktop".
>> Sounds familiar. :-)
>>> Predrag's Recipe for Desktop Happiness:
>>> Take OpenBox3, Xfce4-panel, Rox-filer & feh +applications you like like.
>>> Edit .xsession as follows
> Well I pretty much went this way:
> abrwm (evilwm) (tinywm didn't have vwindows), fbpanel, xv, idesk,
> transset-dt, I have not selected a fm yet... For the most part I
> really like it (lean and mean) but one feature that several my apps
> support is transparent windows but seems abrwm for what ever reason
> doesn't support this and will completely ignore any windows with it...
> so I am looking for the next smallest wm that can do virtual windows
> and transparency... I know openbox, ion, xfwm all can do it but want
> something even lighter.
There is a very good review of all available WM http://xwinman.org/
I checked once and I think more or less all of them are ported to FreeBSD.
Have you pick. Be happy:-)
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> Aryeh M. Friedman
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