Re: adventures with window managers
On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 10:17:42 +0100
Adam Hardy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> When I use ALT-Tab to cycle thro all open apps, I would like to see
> all apps in a list or a row with the current selected app highlighted.
> I saw one window manager doing it just how I like it but don't
> remember which one now.
> I would like to have focus when I click on any part of a window, not
> just the title bar. It's taking a while to get used to enlightenment,
> since I can use the mouse to select text in a window without actually
> selecting the window, and then when I press delete, it deletes
> something in the other window, not the text. Sounds weird, and it is!
> I'd also like to have a key combination that will call up the gnome
> log-out dialog. Used to be ALT+F1 in metacity in my original
> installation but I've lost it since.
Maybe I misunderstand. Log off the 'net?
Pon/poff work very well. So does the "net" button on
GKrellM. Otherwise there is gRun:
"gRun is especially useful if you do not use the
GNOME desktop which has a built-in run command, and
if you use a window-manager (e.g. IceWM) where you can
define a keyboard shortcut (e.g. Alt-F2) for starting
Otherwise, if you mean to log off of the computer, click, click in the
menu or just <ctrl><alt><backspace>
> I also want to restrict the desktop to just one instance, I don't use
> this feature. I keep finding mis-clicks with the mouse or a fumble on
> the keyboard (does happen!) throws me into another desktop.]
IceWM can do that. (but multiple desktops are /so/ cool!)
> The list would go on but I don't want to bore you,
I think you'd be happy with IceWM as it is configurable to do most of
what you want so far. In addition you'll need Iceconf or Icepref for
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