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Linux.com: Window Manager Review

Oct 31, 1999, 14:31 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Kuntz)

"As promised, here's the first installment of my alphabetical review of window managers for GNU/Linux. Why alphabetical? To avoid a perception of bias, for one. I'm not trying to say which is good, better, best. What I am interested in doing is creating a viable resource for those interested in trying different window managers. I will try to answer the following questions in each summary:

  • what is the current stable release? And what features are planned for the next release?
  • Is it easily configured? Are there themes widely available?
  • Is it GNOME and/or KDE compliant?
  • Where do/how do I get it?"

"Additionally, if I miss your favorite window manager in the run-down, let me know. I didn't leave it out of the list for spite, I either forgot or didn't know about it. Be sure to include an URL for a home page so I can check it out. That said, on to the good stuff..."

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