Re: Window managers-which one?
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 08:57:44AM -0800, Jason Dunsmore wrote:
> On 10/31/06, Jeronimo Pellegrini <email@example.com> wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 03:40:48PM +0000, Clive Menzies wrote:
> >> Since getting into Debian I've progressed down the scale (of bloat) from
> >> KDE to Xfce to Enlightenment to Fluxbox. I'm very happy now but guess I
> >> may get bored and try something else but fluxbox is lean mean but pretty
> >> functional.
> >I went pretty much the same way, but then one day I thought fluxbox was
> >kind of slow to draw menus etc... And I found openbox! It's fast, looks
> >just like fluxbox, except that it doesn't have the extra fluff. :-)
> >You may want to give it a try.
> I was a long time fluxbox user, but I didn't really like the task bar.
Yes! Neither did I.
And my openbox doesn't show one (it's optional). :-)
> I'd rather use something like WindowMaker, which manages windows more
> like a Mac. I used WindowMaker for a while, but it didn't work well
> with all programs. I finally found Enlightenment (pun intended).
> It's very stable and has just enough fluff, in the form of user
> feedback, so that it has a more solid feel than Fluxbox.
I've found Enlightenment too bloated... But that's a matter of taste,