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Old 07-25-2003, 11:23 PM   #1
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What WINDOW MANAGERS are there?


ANyone have a site with a list?>
 
Old 07-25-2003, 11:44 PM   #2
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http://freshmeat.net/articles/view/639/
or a nicer setup of the same list:
http://freshmeat.net/browse/56/?topic_id=56
 
Old 07-25-2003, 11:49 PM   #3
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I found this site useful when I was first trying out different window managers:

http://www.plig.org/xwinman/

It's also not a bad idea to just browse the Window Managers section of freshmeat.net:

www.freshmeat.net

-Andrew
 
Old 07-26-2003, 07:24 PM   #4
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Here is a very incomplete list of window managers

9wm
Aewm
Aewm++
Afterstep
Amiwm
Asclassic
BlackBox
CTWM
CWWM
Enlightenment
Evilwm
FluxBox
Flwm
Fvwm2
Fvwm95
GWM
Icewm
Larswm
LWM
KDE
Metacity
MWM
Olvwm
Olwm
Phluid
PWM
Qvwm
Sawfish
TWM
UWM
VTWM
W9WM
Waimea
WindowMaker
WM2
XFCE
ZWM


Apologies to anybody whose favorite window manager I have omitted.

Can anybody add any missing window managers?

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Old 07-26-2003, 07:46 PM   #5
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There is also ION, which is really quite weird. Pekwm, which is really minimalist! SWM, which is also minimalist. Openbox, which, not suprisingly, is just like Black/Fluxbox. MWM is quite like Fvwm2, as far as I can tell.
 
Old 07-27-2003, 12:05 AM   #6
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How can I make it so I can automatically switch between window managers instantly in redhat... like I could on Mandrake?

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Old 07-27-2003, 02:12 AM   #7
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Left off ratpoison. There's *nothing* more minimalist than that in X - it's 'screen' for X apps.
 
Old 07-27-2003, 03:34 AM   #8
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The site http://www.plig.org/xwinman/ mentioned earlier is one of the more complete window manager sites I know of, and it is the place I look when I want a description of a particular window or desktop manager.
 
Old 07-27-2003, 05:14 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally posted by digiot
Left off ratpoison. There's *nothing* more minimalist than that in X - it's 'screen' for X apps.
Well, you could run your app in pure, unabridged X - no WM at all! But that's just silly... or is it? (cue evil cackle)
 
  


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