GUI Suggested?

Neal Hogan nealhogan at
Thu Sep 23 17:48:45 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Chip Camden
<sterling at> wrote:
> Quoth Jorge Biquez on Wednesday, 22 September 2010:
>> Hello all.
>> In all these years I have been working with FreeBSd under
>> terminal/shell mode. Since all my needs to solve have been solved
>> that way I have never tried any graphical interface.
>> I was wondering if you can tell suggest me based on yoru experience
>> on what path to follow? KDE? any other?
>> I would like to test what you suggest is the best for you and if
>> possible that it is not TOO complicated to setup. The idea is to use
>> it as my desktop plattfor (documents, browser, email, etc)
>> Thanks in advance
>> Jorge Biquez
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> After trying a few different WMs, I settled on xmonad.  It's minimalist
> -- meaning it stays out of your way.  It's also highly configurable, in
> Haskell.  It's lightweight and fast.  It's a developer's WM.

If you like xmonad, check out scrotwm. It's inspired by xmonad,
lightweight, written in C by oBSD dev, actively maintained, and
vim-like (among other things ;-).

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