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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2012. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 4th.


View Poll Results: Window Manager of the Year
awesome 9 1.66%
Compiz 72 13.26%
dwm 8 1.47%
Enlightenment 41 7.55%
Fluxbox 61 11.23%
FVWM 7 1.29%
i3 22 4.05%
IceWM 20 3.68%
JWM 7 1.29%
KWin 90 16.57%
Marco 6 1.10%
MetaCity 6 1.10%
Mutter 13 2.39%
Openbox 95 17.50%
Ratpoison 5 0.92%
Sawfish 3 0.55%
Window Maker 12 2.21%
xfwm4 46 8.47%
xmonad 8 1.47%
spectrwm 8 1.47%
wmii 4 0.74%
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:59 AM   #31
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I voted for i3, but I have been getting a subtle gui set up recently. I don't see that option here.
Old 01-16-2013, 08:05 PM   #32
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Old 01-20-2013, 01:50 AM   #33
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My vote goes to Enlightenment...
Old 01-21-2013, 04:28 PM   #34
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Window Maker.
Old 01-26-2013, 09:34 PM   #35
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Old 01-27-2013, 12:04 AM   #36
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Fluxbox does everything I need - I haven't needed to try a different WM for ages
Old 01-28-2013, 12:58 PM   #37
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No.1 = Openbox WM

No.2 would be = Fluxbox WM
Old 01-29-2013, 10:21 PM   #38
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By voting "Enlightenment" I am meaning the release of e17. Nice hyybrid of wm and de. Hits the sweet spot for me
Old 01-31-2013, 02:23 AM   #39
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I am using xfwm4, but I would like to vote for Openbox once I make enough posts. Openbox is highly configurable and highly flexible. Xfwm4 is usually very good, but sometimes gets wonky if you close Xfce with at least one KDE app open.
Old 01-31-2013, 01:22 PM   #40
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Tried voting for Metacity, but says security token is missing. Voted for another one to test if this bug was for all choices, and it took my vote.
Old 01-31-2013, 07:14 PM   #41
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i3 e17 xdm dwm
Old 02-01-2013, 09:30 PM   #42
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I voted Enlightenment, but would rather not have E17 take the credit: E16 is where it's at!
Old 02-02-2013, 12:46 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by gilead View Post
Fluxbox does everything I need - I haven't needed to try a different WM for ages
Old 02-02-2013, 09:57 PM   #44
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VLinux base its window interface on icewm, although there are still some minor issue.
Old 02-03-2013, 07:36 AM   #45
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I'm willing to bet I'm the only one who voted for FVWM. When not using a DE it's what I use and have been for twenty years (not almost, not nearly... started using it on the AIX systems at high school in '93). May not be all fancy but it still works for me.


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