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> The Next Pdaxrom Wm, Suggestions?
post Sep 5 2007, 06:54 PM
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I'm looking to change the wm to something more modern. I'm in favor of xfce wink.gif

Looking to see what the community has interst in. Now I know a lot of people have a problem with xfce because of memory usuage but I will be working on optimizing it as much as possible.

But throw out suggestions

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post Sep 5 2007, 08:00 PM
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my vote would be for either metacity, qlwm or ede, though it might take a helluva lot of tweaking to be anywhere near as nice as ice/rox or openbox.

The argument I see for qlwm is really based on using qt interfaces for webkit and as much of the other system stuff as possible. Probably the degree of interface work to make it enjoyable to use (webkit with the qt front end too, for that matter) would prove prohibitive

Same sort of argument for ede--- making as many system widgets as possible in fltk and running a light fltk desktop would be reasonably efficient

metcity is ..well... gtk2. I'm not sure how really light it can go, though.

I really like xfce, but I have never had it stay stable on a system or distro I've used it on extensively. Maybe it's just me, but I'd be a little nervous about it as a default interface

I suppose in the end icewm/rox is pretty good smile.gif
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InSearchOf   The Next Pdaxrom Wm   Sep 5 2007, 06:54 PM
T3_slider   I use XFCE already, so that gets my vote. It's...   Sep 5 2007, 07:28 PM
adf   my vote would be for either metacity, qlwm or ede,...   Sep 5 2007, 08:00 PM
Meanie   I don't care which wm we use as long as it doe...   Sep 5 2007, 08:06 PM
ZDevil   QUOTE(Meanie @ Sep 6 2007, 06:06 AM)I don...   Sep 6 2007, 08:56 PM
walkman   QUOTE(Meanie @ Sep 6 2007, 06:06 AM) I do...   Oct 8 2007, 05:59 AM
louigi600   In my point of view there is so much more inportan...   Sep 5 2007, 11:40 PM
InSearchOf   QUOTE(louigi600 @ Sep 6 2007, 03:40 AM)In my ...   Sep 6 2007, 02:55 AM
adf   QUOTE(louigi600 @ Sep 5 2007, 11:40 PM)In my ...   Sep 6 2007, 08:19 PM
ZDevil   QUOTE(adf @ Sep 7 2007, 06:19 AM)As to going ...   Sep 6 2007, 08:52 PM
Dromede   i agree with the above post. I dont want to be OT ...   Sep 6 2007, 01:33 AM
Capn_Fish   I think IceWM with a lightweight desktop like fbde...   Sep 6 2007, 03:41 AM
HoloVector   I love the eye candy and some of the functionality...   Sep 6 2007, 06:45 AM
realm   i've been using pdaxrom on my c860 for probabl...   Oct 12 2007, 01:10 PM
scottlfa   I would put a vote for Xfce4, its clean and config...   Oct 15 2007, 12:32 PM
Capn_Fish   I found this on my browsings today, and think it...   Oct 15 2007, 01:12 PM
tml   It's some time but I have used windowmaker for...   Oct 20 2007, 07:08 AM
Capn_Fish   In the meantime, perhaps you should try myWindowma...   Oct 20 2007, 07:44 AM
scheck.r   I just tried the new openbox 3.4.4 ipk and obconf ...   Oct 22 2007, 03:08 PM
plum   Xfce shoud be good Openbox New ver is not bad..   Nov 14 2007, 02:42 AM
adf   I've been playing with sugar on a virtual olpc...   Nov 14 2007, 08:36 AM
stupkid   I am loving Window Maker + asclock + wmzmon. It d...   Nov 14 2007, 10:31 AM
ecc_hy   I am working on building menus of fbpanel and open...   Nov 15 2007, 01:34 AM

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