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Date:      Tue, 16 Aug 2011 14:09:23 +0400
From:      Jeff Laine <wtf.jlaine@gmail.com>
To:        Christian Barthel <bc@nyx.user-mode.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Alternative windowmanagers
Message-ID:  <20110816100923.GA86789@aperturescience.org>
In-Reply-To: <20110805191214.GA19848@kar.user-mode.org>
References:  <20110805191214.GA19848@kar.user-mode.org>

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On Fri,05-08-2011 [21:12:14], Christian Barthel wrote:
> Hello, 
> 
> I read on slashdot that Linus Torvalds moved from Gnome 2.3x to Xfce. It
> seems that he isn't thrilled by xfce, but it's far better than Gnome3. 
> 
> As a Gnome 2.3x user too, I am also a bit nervouse. Gnome 3 is a big
> mistake. And there are also rumors that Gnome will be Linux only. Maybe,
> we will never see Gnome3 under FreeBSD, but this is not a tragedy :)
> 
> I am not very interested in eyecandy: I want a stable and fast wm (less
> memory and cpu, quick access to important places), different workspaces,
> and it should be configurable with ordinary files. Of course, It must
> run under FreeBSD. 
> 
> I sniffed into AfterStep, fvwm2 and fluxbox (I don't want to use KDE). I
> think, fluxbox is a nice wm and for my future, it will be the default wm
> for me. It's also very fast and easy to configure. 
> 
> Are there any other window manager worth looking? 
> 
> What is your window manager? 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Christian Barthel 

Whenever I need simple, fast, neat and bloat-free working environment, I usually go with openbox.

Cheers!

--
Jeff L.




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