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Re: Metacity window manager

On Tue, Jul 27, 2004 at 11:35:44AM +1200, Simon Kitching wrote:
> I believe Ricky/Mark are correct. The metacity package indeed installs a
> window manager (and just a window manager). The WM/Fluxbox packages are
> actually simple "desktop environments", because they bundle panels, etc.

I wasn't aware of any panel (or anything else) bundled with either one.
Window Maker has the clip and the dock, which are just a place to stash
icons.  Fluxcrap took the old blackbox patch that turned the toolbar into a
list of running applications and made it part of the window manager.

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