Alternative desktops: Fvwm
Jul 15, 2010, 14:04 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)
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"This time around, in our Alternative desktops series, we're
going seriously old-school Linux with Fvwm. Although using Fvwm
will make you feel like you've gone back in time, it still has it's
place in today's world. Where speed and simplicity are the single
most important desire on a desktop, you really can't go wrong with
Fvwm. The only problem with this wonderful little desktop is
getting used to the configuration.
"Fvwm will make you feel like you are using the love child of
some UNIX desktop and Windows 95. That's right, I said "95″.
It's Windows 95 with a few very UNIX features added for good
measure. And in this next few articles I am going to help you get
to know Fvwm. Why would you want to use it? Because you feel like
being a part of a history that is as important to the PC as Bill
Gates's brining Windows 95 to the market."