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InSearchOf
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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scheck.r
post Oct 22 2007, 03:08 PM
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I just tried the new openbox 3.4.4 ipk and obconf 2.0.2.
What an improvement over openbox 3.3 !!!
For me the most visible and usefull changes are:
- true fullscreen windows(going over the panel),
- true maximization even for aterm(we no longer have a little margin at the edge of the screen).
- It's a little faster than the previous version.
- New Alt + tab dialog now shows all open windows even accross all desktops
- Transparent windows
- Resizing grips have been added to all edges of windows
- MoveFromEdge actions(The new MoveFromEdge actions let you move a window that is overlapping another off to its side)
It is easily themable using obconf 2.0.2(though quite slow to load) and has many more config options than obconf 1.6
I would combine this with Fbpanel 4.12(with integrated makefbmenu that generates automatically the menu scanning .desktop files). It has been tested in pdaxiiv2. It has taskbar, tooltips, menu, can be transparent, accepts mb-applets, appears on all desktops, uses less memory than matchbox-panel.
Downside:
- Keybindings configured through text files(though for me it's a plus)
- I miss ArrangeWindow action from fluxbox or icewm(?)(handy to cut/copy/paste between two Rox windows)
In fact it is what r198 is already but with everything upgraded. I find xfce not responsive enough.
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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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