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Re: Window manager/desktop environment that's not RAM-intensive



On Thu, 10 Nov 2005 16:27:32 PST, Andy Gower writes:
>> >Icewm / fluxbox

>> I can't figure out how to put shortcuts to applications on the desktop.
>>  With both of them.

>With IceWM, it is dead easy to add shortcuts to either the taskbar
>along the bottom or a customized menu coming from the start button. 
>Check out the config files in ~/.icewm/.  They are easily edited by a
>text editor.  (And check out the easily configurable shortcut keys as
>well!)

That's not what I need: I need shortcuts to applications (and possibly 
 documents) _on the desktop_ - not accessed via some menu one has to 
 pop up before.

Myself, I have no problem with that (the configurability and 
 don't-get-in-my-way-with-anything is why I use Enlightenment), but this 
 is for the SO, where I want to make the transition from Windos/Gnome as 
 easy as possible.

So far, Rox looks the most promising, so I'll try and figure out what 
 packages I need for that.

Thanks all!

cheers,
&rw
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