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View Poll Results: Which is your favorite Windows Manager
Although GNOME is conspicuously absent, as some of you might have noticed, Slackware comes with a mighty host of Windows and Desktop Managers. There are so many I do not remember them all. I think that this is a strong point for Slackware that its derivatives tend to lack. Personally I like XFCE because it is a good compromise but I like to switch both to KDE and Fluxbox according to my mood, need or convenience. It would be nice to know which are the most popular ones with the Slackware users in order to get a better profile of the average user and see where we all fit in.
So please, for those that run Slackware, do let us know which is your favorite WM and why.
Ever since my old AMD system became too old to run KDE, I have been using Fluxbox and have not looked back ever. I have played with XFCE and even compiled and ran IceWM, but always go back to Fluxbox. Even now on my notebook I have switched to Fluxbox.
I think even when I am going to build a new computer I will still be using Fluxbox. KDE 3.x is nice, but I don't feel the need for it anymore. I have tried some live distros with KDE 4, and decided not even to bother whenever KDE 4 finally is included into Slackware.
I also played around with Dropline GNOME, one of the few versions of GNOME sanctioned by Pat (Also Freerock). I found Freerock to be ok, but still managed to change too much of the base system of Slackware, and the latest Dropline version I tried seemed to startup rather slowly.