[linux-audio-user] what window manager are you using?
Brett W. McCoy
idragosani at chapelperilous.net
Wed Aug 11 10:18:44 EDT 2004
Mark Knecht wrote:
> fluxbox for me. (0.9.9 Erik - I have some problems too, but only since
> moving to xorg-x11...)
I tried fluxbox out for the first time last night and I think I am sold
on it. It's so flipping fast (and I had been using Blackbox, which I
thought flipping fast).
> I must say that after a couple of years with fluxbox I've been very
> happy with how well it works. It's always been stable for me, and it
> loads so few things that top is relatively clean.
> That said, I seem to be developing a frustration with Linux window
> managers and menu management. It seems that for fluxbox I have to manage
> my menu using vi. It seems for Mozilla I have to manage my bookmarks
> with their editor. I recently started doing some more work in Windows
> (since I cannot get wireless working under Linux yet) and had been doing
> a bunch of browsing and bookmarking. It's so nice in IE being able to
> rearrange my bookmarks by just dragging them around. Same for the start
> menu. Just drag apps to the area you want them in the menu.
> Do any of the light weight Linux window managers support this?
I think the reason the light weights are light weight is because they
are mininmalistic and don't support a lot of these kinds of advanced
features. Gnome & KDE, of course, support this kind of stuff, but they
are not light weight by any means (and are more than just window managers).
Rule of Feline Frustration:
When your cat has fallen asleep on your lap and looks utterly
content and adorable, you will suddenly have to go to the
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