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Old 06-30-2004, 05:56 PM   #16
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Originally posted by linuxfond
Fluxbox is the WM of the year (according to the poll on this forum).
It's light (1Mb or so), fast, crash-proof, with nice graphic effects etc.
I have Fluxbox installed but I haven't played around with it much yet. What is the difference between Fluxbox and Blackbox, they do look the same? I have used Blackbox quite a bit.
Old 06-30-2004, 06:23 PM   #17
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I put in a vote for WindowMaker I've tried just about every window manager out there. Other ones I like are fluxbox and fvwm. ion is pretty cool too. ctwm lets you have all kinds of virtual desktops, each with a different background.
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Yea, I've tried a lot of stuff. I would probably use FVWN2 if I didn't have to spend inordinate amounts of time with editing script files to get to work like I wanted. I haven't yet been able to get the prefs program for it operating correctly. I keep coming back to Windowmaker. It's easy to get right. When used with gkrellm there really isn't anything else I need, I could want a bit more flexibility with window decoration (something like Windowblinds for Windows), but other than that, it's really all I've needed.

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My favorite is enlightenment, in my opinion it looks way better than any wm I've tried (incl fluxbox), it's light and it's fast


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