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Old 04-01-2006, 07:50 PM   #1
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Most customizable gui system?


I want to really customize my linux but i don't know which environment is the most customizable. Any thoughts?
 
Old 04-01-2006, 07:55 PM   #2
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If you are looking for a desktop environment, then KDE is most customisable than the rest. GNOME is also good but many advanced settings cannot be changed easily. If you are looking for a window manager, then I would say go for Fluxbox, OpenBox or Blackbox because they are highly customisable.
 
Old 04-01-2006, 10:17 PM   #3
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Ok, i'll check those out..Do any of those support animation? i.e. window fades etc.
 
Old 04-01-2006, 10:27 PM   #4
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the most customizable by far is fvwm (my opinion i guess)
emacs has a mode that will syntax highlight the config file and you can do lots lots of junk with it. (spinning window fades, 70 virtual desktops)
the sky is the limit
 
Old 04-01-2006, 10:31 PM   #5
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Ok, i'll check those out..Do any of those support animation? i.e. window fades etc.
You'll need to install xgl or aixgl to enable fancy gui effects.
 
Old 04-01-2006, 10:45 PM   #6
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Ok, thanks for the help, I'll check these out.
 
Old 04-02-2006, 01:26 AM   #7
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the most customizable by far is fvwm (my opinion i guess)
My opinion too, but that's kind of what you get when you write in half of the window managers functionality with the config file
 
  


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