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Date:      Sun, 16 Aug 2020 10:12:12 +0200
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        Manish Jain <>
Cc:        Weaver <>,
Subject:   Re: A nice looking WM to replace a DE
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On Sun, 16 Aug 2020 12:59:22 +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
> 2) switch terminal from xterm to terminator. Of course, you would like 
> to have terminator installed upfront :
> portsnap auto
> cd /usr/ports/x11/terminator
> make config-recurive
> make install clean
> Restart. Right clicking on the desktop will now get you terminator.

The only slight objection regarding terminator would be
that it adds several Gnome-related and Gtk dependencies.
If you buikld it from source, even more stuff will be
compiled and installed (as build dependencies). So maybe
using "pkg install terminator" will be a _little_ more
convenient? ;-)

Managing several terminal sessions in one terminal window,
even if it's just ye olde xterm, can be accomplished with
lightweight tools such as screen and tmux.

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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