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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, 08:06 PM
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I don't care which wm we use as long as it does the following:

easy to use
quick and responsive
pretty (easily themable)
support for .desktop files or other way of easily generating menus
support for screen rotation
window resizing
custom key bindings
applets/doclets (whatever you call them) that give you easy access to commonly used features, ie mount/unmount of cards, network, date/time,....

so far I have tried several such as FluxBox, IceWM, OpenBox, MatchBox, Enlightenment, KDE, and each has their own strengths and weaknesses... i have not tried xfce yet.

i think discussing the pros and cons of each wm would eventually lead to an informed decision about which wm would provide a better Zaurus user experience.
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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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