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LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: I Stands For Ice, Ice, Baby and Introspection

Nov 21, 2000, 14:03 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"A lot of people new to Linux often point to KDE and GNOME as the desktop environments for Linux. This is absurd, of course, but the lack of robust features found in some window managers tends to reinforce this myth."

"This is certainly not the case with IceWM, one of the most tightly run and robust window managers for X today."

"We all have our personal preferences, of course, and I'm sure many of you will brand me some sort of heretic for stating this, but truth be told, I like this one a lot."

"IceWM, a GNOME-compliant window manager, runs very well on its own, without the overlying GNOME layer. It is the default window manager linked with GNOME in the Debian distribution, so it's got a pretty big following already."

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