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Date:      Sat, 6 Aug 2011 23:49:12 +0100
From:      Frank Shute <frank@shute.org.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Alternative windowmanagers
Message-ID:  <20110806224912.GA18950@orange.esperance-linux.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20110806142639.GB48611@guilt.hydra>
References:  <20110805191214.GA19848@kar.user-mode.org> <20110805190825.d2cf7f06.rodperson@rodperson.com> <20110806015652.GB45455@guilt.hydra> <CAGu_qiPssFewdGFMeodZXELQDGTf9UfhcZG1=HEv+3KZgna+EQ@mail.gmail.com> <20110806142639.GB48611@guilt.hydra>

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On Sat, Aug 06, 2011 at 08:26:39AM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
>
> On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 09:20:08PM -0600, Dmitri Brengauz wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin@apotheon.com> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 07:08:25PM -0400, Rod Person wrote:
> > > >
> > > > If you like Fluxbox you might want to try OpenBox.
> > >
> > > Nah.  Stick with Fluxbox.
> >
> > Sorry, but why?  I went with OpenBox, because it seemed like it was und=
er
> > current development, and Fluxbox is stagnant, otherwise, I didn't see m=
uch
> > difference.  But I do find it curious that so many on this thread are
> > recommending Fluxbox, and almost no one OpenBox.  What would be the rea=
son?
>=20
> Fluxbox supports window tabbing.  Last I checked, OpenBox did not.  In
> fact, amongst the 'box window managers, window tabbing is pretty much the
> killer feature.

Despite using Fluxbox for a number of years, I wasn't even aware of
tabbing. The only thing I can think of tabbing is xterms but I use
tmux for that. What do you use tabbing for?

>=20
> That, and it has a better license than OpenBox.
>=20

Never worried about the license.


Regards,

--=20

 Frank

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