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Get to know Linux: Fluxbox

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"But just what does Fluxbox offer if it is so minimal? Believe it or not it offers everything you need on a desktop to get your job done. Let’s take a look at the latest version of this old-school Linux desktop.

"Mouse menu: This is the only menu you will find on the desktop.
Slit: This is a dock for any application that is "dockable".
Toolbar: This bar (by default at the bottom of the screen) shows all of the windows of your desktop and contains the system tray, current workspace name, and more.
Workspaces: Switch between different workspaces to keep your desktop organized.
Tabs: Organize windows together into one or multiple tabbed windows to keep clutter to a minimum.
Keyboard Shortcuts: Create your own keyboard shortcuts via simple flat text configuration.
System Tray: This tool is used to house tiny applications that serve specific purposes (such as the Network Manager applet.)"

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