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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2009. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 9th.

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View Poll Results: Window Manager of the Year
Fluxbox 97 16.33%
Window Maker 17 2.86%
Enlightenment 29 4.88%
KWin 117 19.70%
Compiz 138 23.23%
MetaCity 38 6.40%
IceWM 31 5.22%
Blackbox 5 0.84%
OpenBox 49 8.25%
xfwm4 32 5.39%
Ratpoison 3 0.51%
Ion 1 0.17%
sawfish 2 0.34%
FVWM 12 2.02%
awesome 12 2.02%
xmonad 11 1.85%
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Old 01-11-2010, 06:17 PM   #16
lupusarcanus
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Compiz. Makes my desktop look like a freakin' Star Wars movie.
 
Old 01-11-2010, 08:45 PM   #17
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I thought compiz was a windows manager enhancer not a wm it self?
Compiz is a stand-alone WM.
 
Old 01-11-2010, 09:11 PM   #18
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I am using JWM. It is very good for me.
 
Old 01-11-2010, 09:16 PM   #19
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what, no xmonad?
 
Old 01-11-2010, 09:18 PM   #20
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Openbox gets my vote.
 
Old 01-12-2010, 04:13 AM   #21
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Compiz, although I've been considering switching back to Metacity w/compositing
 
Old 01-12-2010, 12:10 PM   #22
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I am not using any standalone WM, and I haven't really heard much on the WM front - except perhaps a bit more Awesome fans than usual. So I won't vote on this one.
 
Old 01-12-2010, 12:34 PM   #23
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Another year without polling Xmonad... F* off! I will go with ratpoison although awesome deserves some praise here.
 
Old 01-12-2010, 12:35 PM   #24
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Despite the attitude in your post, xmonad has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-12-2010, 12:52 PM   #25
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Despite the attitude in your post, xmonad has been added.
I really appreciate that addition. Thanks Jeremy!
 
Old 01-12-2010, 03:12 PM   #26
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What, no TWM?
 
Old 01-12-2010, 06:00 PM   #27
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What, no TWM?
No one really uses TWM seriously...


No seriously guys whos crazy enough to use TWM
 
Old 01-12-2010, 06:14 PM   #28
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e17 or e17-svn for debian/ubuntu

fvwm-crystal is a very close 2nd
 
Old 01-13-2010, 02:26 AM   #29
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How about the "other" option for those of use who use really obscure WMs?
 
Old 01-13-2010, 06:54 AM   #30
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Fluxbox from me
 
  


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