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View Poll Results: Who's using icewm now
Me, Me, I am 7 26.92%
Never have, never will 6 23.08%
What's ICEWM 2 7.69%
I've used it before 11 42.31%
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Old 01-02-2004, 03:04 PM   #1
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who's using icewm right now


tell me
 
Old 01-02-2004, 03:12 PM   #2
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I use it ;
It's not as smooth-looking and easy accessible as KDE is , but it's quite noticably FASTER.
Less resource-hogging too.
It needs a little tweaking to make it a really comfortable GUI , but it's worth any second spent on it.
Combining IceWM with ROX-Filer will help a lot , btw.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 03:13 PM   #3
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its a wonderful combination of mwm and kde, what is ROX-filter though?
 
Old 01-02-2004, 07:27 PM   #4
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dont use it myself and never will, looks awful! windowmaker has a whole different feel to it
 
Old 01-02-2004, 09:12 PM   #5
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I agree, since I have Obsessive compulsive disorder, i cannot be satisfied with on window manager because of i tiny detail, so i have to constantly switch out of different ones, but windomaker is by far my second favorite because of it's customization
 
Old 01-02-2004, 10:01 PM   #6
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Originally posted by unimaginative
I agree, since I have Obsessive compulsive disorder, i cannot be satisfied with on window manager because of i tiny detail, so i have to constantly switch out of different ones, but windomaker is by far my second favorite because of it's customization
lol, i keep switching between kde and windowmaker use gnome as logon screen
 
Old 01-02-2004, 10:10 PM   #7
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fluxbox, the only thing i will use
 
Old 01-02-2004, 10:22 PM   #8
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WM is quite light and fast.I never felt any need to move away from WM.
 
Old 01-02-2004, 10:24 PM   #9
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WM is quite light and fast.I never felt any need to move away from WM.
sometimes they minimal ones just seem like a little too much hard work, a little barren too
 
Old 01-03-2004, 01:05 AM   #10
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I used to use IceWm and FluxBox, till I installed XFCE. It blowed me off my feet,and now my only choice is XFCE!!!!!
 
Old 01-03-2004, 01:10 AM   #11
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I've used it before. I like the built-in net and cpu monitors. I also have configured my own themes.

But I'm happy with GNOME and sometimes Window Maker.
 
Old 01-03-2004, 02:15 AM   #12
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fluxbox fluxbox fluxbox
 
Old 01-03-2004, 12:23 PM   #13
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ive used xcfe, it's pretty nice. i am trying to install fluxbox but i don't know how, i have compiled it, but i don't know how to make it execute on my login screen or at least when i type
Code:
startx fluxbox

^^^^^^^
wow, i didn't even know I could do that
 
Old 01-03-2004, 01:14 PM   #14
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i tried it today
dont like it
too plain for me
 
Old 01-03-2004, 01:19 PM   #15
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Originally posted by SykoMachine
i tried it today
dont like it
too plain for me
it can be configured very easily, just type in the command
Code:
gedit ~/.icewm/preferences
you have to unccoment the second line and make a choice
 
  


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