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Improved Linux Screen Space Management With PekWM

Mar 09, 2009, 19:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Caitlyn Martin)

"The challenge for those who do a great deal of multitasking and tend to have lots of windows open is finding a good way to manage them on a small screen. One solution is to use multiple virtual desktops which are supported by most Linux desktop environments.

"PekWM offers an additional solution: window grouping. It allows a variety of different applications to be grouped together in a single window. Most everyone is familiar with tabbed browsing by now. The same concept has been applied to terminal emulators with different command line sessions accessible via tabs. Window grouping takes this one step further. When window grouping is used in PekWM the title bar in the window manager is segmented with each section effectively acting like a tab."

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