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Linux Gazette: Choosing your Window Manager: a Matter of Taste

Sep 10, 2000, 21:58 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthias Arndt)

"This article should be of concern to all users of Linux. Because a graphical user interface seems to be required by almost any sort of computer users, it is essential to provide a pleasant GUI to the user."

"The problem (or the pleasing fact, if you want to claim that) with Linux, is that you're are not limited to a GUI provided by your OS manufacturer. In Linux, (in deed, any sort of Unix), you have the choice, how your desktop will look like."

"In this article, I'll try to line out the several ways of providing a pleasant GUI using your favorite window manager. I'll provide a list with several window managers. I'll try to line out their advantages and their disadvantages. I'll also tell you about the experiences I made while actually using one of the window managers mentioned."

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