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X Window Managers Part 2

Apr 16, 2009, 16:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"Window Manager Environments

"When free software was taking off so was the economy in the tech sector. Hardware acceleration of all types was running at break neck speeds with the promise of hitting the wall soon! (which still hasn't really happened). At the same time many heretofore tomes of knowledge about X programming were being updated and republished, put online etc. Add to the pile the rocketing take off of the internet it was time to innovate and create new wicked cool desktop environments.


"The FVWM window manager underwent enough changes to be dubbed FVWM2; a completely new implementation of fvwm. It still retained its core features and has since advanced into the realm of all sorts of cool stuff. Also, along the way, a forked version of fvwm was created called fvwm95 which looked and felt a lot like a certain other software product with the 95 nomenclature in its name:"

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