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Linux.com: Window Manager Review Part 2

Nov 07, 1999, 16:32 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Kuntz)

"This week's installment of The Great Window Manager Roundup concentrates on the middle of the alphabet: FVWM, IceWM, OLVWM, and TWM. Coincidentally, these are particularly lightweight window managers, featuring modular approaches that let you start what you need, and only what you need, saving you resources and increasing your speed. You might not care if you have a PIII or an Alpha sitting under your desk, but if you have older equipment or are sitting on a train with a laptop, these might be just what the doctor ordered."

"FVWM is currently in stable release 2 and is not currently GNOME of KDE compliant. It is fully ICCWM compliant, however. Just about every distribution includes a version of this window manager so chances are it's either already on your hard disk or is located on the distribution CD."

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