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Old 01-20-2009, 08:17 AM   #16
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Never heard of JWM,
Short for Joe's Window Manager

http://joewing.net/programs/jwm/
 
Old 01-20-2009, 08:21 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by AndaleTheGreat View Post
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Debian is quite a bit lighter by default than Ubuntu and you could do a command line install and then add in the x components you want specifically (you could do that in a lot of distributions really, but Debian has the lightest base install that I feel is absolutely complete.)

As far as window managers go, blackbox (or derivatives), xfwm4, windowmaker (or similar), icewm, evilwm, etc.

If you're talking desktop environments there are really only 3 choices... KDE, Gnome, and Xfce... there are some less known ones but I've never run them and don't know anyone who has... successfully (rox, lxde).

If you prefer a gui similar in functionality to screen but in X then you can always run ratpoison or stumpwm... then there's always sawfish, etc, etc, etc...

There are literally dozens and dozens of window managers.
 
  


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