"Most Linux-based distributions for the masses have either
GNOME, KDE, or both desktops, yet the startup times and resources
required by both GNOME and KDE make them unsuitable for old or
lower-end hardware. My quest for a standards-compliant, fast,
lightweight, and extensible window manager led me to Openbox.
"Openbox complies with both the Inter-Client Communication
Conventions Manual (ICCCM) and the Extended Window Manager Hints
(EWMH). Originally derived from Blackbox, Openbox version 3 was
completely rewritten in C. Among its fancy features, it supports
chainable key bindings, customizable mouse actions, and multi-head
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