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Re: adventures with window managers

On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 10:17:42 +0100
Adam Hardy <adam.ant@cyberspaceroad.com> 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,
> Adam
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

Cybe R. Wizard
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