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Old 02-14-2015, 11:12 PM   #1
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Customizable MetroUI-like easy to use launcher for GNU/Linux.


Yes, it sounds like that. I'm looking for a launcher for X that uses a MetroUI-like tiling system that can be customized as needed. Doesn't have to be exact, but just easy enough for someone to use who may not have a lot of PC skills.

Do any of these exist for GNU/Linux that can work with about any DE/WM?

And yes, I do know the Metro look isn't favorable, but for the purpose I need it for it fits perfectly.

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Old 02-17-2015, 07:10 PM   #2
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I assume you mean Metro as in Windows and not Metro-X one of the original x window managers.

I know of no current window manager that acts like metro.


A number of window managers toss the idea around on ways to make tablet and phone interfaces.

It may not be too hard to create a clone of metro. So many tools have matured and graphic display technique is well documented that you may be able to create one.
 
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My best guess would be a mod of gnome3 in the menu.

http://www.gnome.org/wp-content/uplo...ns-420x263.png

http://jooh.no/wp-content/uploads/20...ws-8-Metro.jpg
 
  


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