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Linux Productivity Magazine: Using IceWM

Sep 04, 2002, 03:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Litt)

[ Thanks to Steve Litt for this link. ]

"Do you use KDE or Gnome? The question is ubiquitous.

"Gnome folks will tell you all day long why their desktop manager is better than KDE. And the KDE folks are equally assertive.

"But if you listen carefully, somewhere in the shouting of KDE and Gnome advocates, you'll hear the voices of the few using other window managers. Window managers not sacrificing memory and speed for features. Window managers simple enough to learn in a day. Window managers that can be used on everything from a Pentium 75 to a 2.2 Gig Pentium IV. Window managers optimized by their users to achieve maximum workflow.

"Their names are many. Sawfish, Blackbox, Windowmaker, Xfce, twm, Enlightenment and fvwm2. And of course, IceWM. IceWM is light weight, keyboard friendly, Windows reminiscent, configurable, and very, very productive..."

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