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Old 07-09-2012, 05:25 PM   #1621
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Makes me curious, what you think we are missing?
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Icons, Shiny Widgets and some other (un)necessary things. What we're NOT missing is screen space and productivity. LOL
Well, I meant that as a genuine compliment. Now stop pulling the n00b's leg. :-)
Not my fault but I'm used to of the 'clutter' like gnome for ages and converted to kde because of Slackware. I've got no working experience of minimal WMs except IceWM on my Scientific Linux 6 box, which works rather good.

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Old 07-09-2012, 05:47 PM   #1622
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Well, I meant that as a genuine compliment. Now stop pulling the n00b's leg. :-)
Not my fault but I'm used to of the 'clutter' like gnome for ages and converted to kde because of Slackware. I've got no working experience of minimal WMs except IceWM on my Scientific Linux 6 box, which works rather good.

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Actually it is pretty simple. Everything that is on your desktop and is not a window needs normally at least three clicks to be used. For example starting a program using an icon on your desktop: Move the open window that is in front of it away, click the icon, move back the window. You don't need to be an expert to see that this is somewhat unproductive. Nonetheless it is the way almost anyone works since the invention of the desktop icon (including me, I have switched to other solutions not really long ago, I think about 2010 or so). And that is really funny, because there are simple solutions: I started with quicklaunch icons in the panel (back when I was using Gnome 2), changed to using AWN instead when I was using Openbox, got back to quicklaunch icons when I switched to XFCE with xmonad instead of xfwm4 and finally switched to keyboard shortcuts (for my most used applications) and dmenu when I went to pure tiling WMs. It needs some time to accustom oneself to that, but it is totally worth it, regardless if you use a WM or one of the DEs.

And of course there is the fun factor, it is every time nice to see the astonished faces of my friends when I start programs, navigate the web and switch workplaces (a concept totally unknown to most Windows users) without using the mouse at all.
 
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Old 07-09-2012, 05:54 PM   #1623
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that's fluxbox right?, what panel app are you using? or is it just fluxbox bar with increased height and translucency?
It's Openbox actually, with a tint2 panel. There are slackbuilds for each. It's very similar to Fluxbox, but I found it to be a little bit nicer/easier to work with.
 
Old 07-09-2012, 06:55 PM   #1624
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And of course there is the fun factor, it is every time nice to see the astonished faces of my friends when I start programs, navigate the web and switch workplaces (a concept totally unknown to most Windows users) without using the mouse at all.
I understand.
Reminds me of THIS.

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Old 07-09-2012, 07:20 PM   #1625
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It's Openbox actually, with a tint2 panel. There are slackbuilds for each. It's very similar to Fluxbox, but I found it to be a little bit nicer/easier to work with.
oh, ok thanks man, i think it looks awesome.
 
Old 07-09-2012, 07:41 PM   #1626
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It's Openbox actually, with a tint2 panel. There are slackbuilds for each. It's very similar to Fluxbox, but I found it to be a little bit nicer/easier to work with.
Your screenie of that Openbox build of yours is nice

I had Openbox + tint2 on my Arch laptop a while ago but added wbar so I could quicklaunch my favourite apps.
 
Old 07-09-2012, 11:19 PM   #1627
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Fluxbox, Cairo-dock, Wbar, Lxpanel,...

Slackware current, Fluxbox, Cairo-dock, Wbar, Lxpanel, Conky, Google-Weather, Tint2.
1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-pYR4LYJ8k
2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_Pt_FI-X70
 
Old 07-09-2012, 11:34 PM   #1628
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Slackware current, Fluxbox, Cairo-dock, Wbar, Lxpanel, Conky, Google-Weather, Tint2.
1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-pYR4LYJ8k
2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_Pt_FI-X70
Why do you have two docks?
 
Old 07-11-2012, 09:11 AM   #1629
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Why do you have two docks?
Sorry, my english is very poor.

I don't know.
When I change workspace, the wbar is nice.
I crazy by "menu".
I use "root-menu" of the Fluxbox (love it), lxpanel, cairo-dock and wbar.
Any another sugestion? hehe =)
 
Old 07-11-2012, 09:59 AM   #1630
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I was just curious why you use wbar and cairo-dock. Wouldn't one of them be sufficient and take less screen space?
 
Old 07-11-2012, 10:13 AM   #1631
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I was just curious why you use wbar and cairo-dock. Wouldn't one of them be sufficient and take less screen space?
Maybe to use two sides with launch-bars?
 
Old 07-11-2012, 01:58 PM   #1632
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Slackware current, Fluxbox, Cairo-dock, Wbar, Lxpanel, Conky, Google-Weather, Tint2.
1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-pYR4LYJ8k
2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_Pt_FI-X70
Nice, and I'm glad that you like my wallpaper, did you convert it to 1024x768 size?
 
Old 07-12-2012, 09:32 AM   #1633
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I was just curious why you use wbar and cairo-dock. Wouldn't one of them be sufficient and take less screen space?
Done.
Only one bar.
http://i.imgur.com/BPGUY.png
 
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Nice, and I'm glad that you like my wallpaper, did you convert it to 1024x768 size?
Yes
Your picture very beautiful =)
 
Old 07-12-2012, 09:41 AM   #1635
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Done.
Only one bar.
http://i.imgur.com/BPGUY.png
Hey, it wasn't my intention that you change it, I was just curious. May be there are advantages that i haven't thought about.
But anyways, looks nice.
 
  


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