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Old 05-27-2003, 11:22 AM   #1
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Hi people...

I'm testing around to see if there's any window manager I prefer to gnome/kde... I stumbled onto Fluxbox and it looks promising, though I can't find any utility to configure its menu structure... Does anyone know if there is one, or do you really have to edit the menu file by hand?

Up until now I prefer Gnome for its looks and KDE for its easy configurability I'm basically adding users for each window manager so I can shop around a bit.

Anybody have any ideas about other window managers I could try? (I tried Window Maker but I really don't understand what to do with it... just 4 silly cubes on my desktop... weird thing)
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Does anyone know if there is one, or do you really have to edit the menu file by hand?
Yes, you have to hand edit the menu. It's no big deal really. I've got an entry in my menu that loads up a text editor with the menu file so whenever I need to change the menu, it is just a click away.....

Anybody have any ideas about other window managers I could try?
That is a big question. If I remember correctly this thread has loads of suggestions.
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Actually, there is tool available called fluxconf that will give you a nice gui to edit things. I never used it but it looks pretty official.
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If you like fluxbox, you may also like blackbox. From what I understand, fluxbox is based on and is an improvement on blackbox, but you may find that you like blackbox better than flux, who knows?


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