first WM after X - survey?

ktb x.y.f at
Thu Oct 4 10:02:08 PDT 2001

On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 11:15:49AM -0500, J.A. Neitzel wrote:
> Greetings,
> I was just curious... Of all the people out there who install XFree86
> on their new LFS Systems, what is the first window manager (WM) you
> bother to install? I guess this is kind of a survey.
> For me, I always install Blackbox immediately after X. It's prettier
> than TWM and also doesn't need everything under the sun installed
> to get a working setup. I've always liked Blackbox best, but that's
> me. I installed another LFS recently, with X, and decided I'd do
> without BB... And you know? TWM really is not half bad! Am I serious?
> I don't know, but it was an interesting exercise in antiquity.

I went for pwm.  It is light weight with good keyboard support. You can
also attach any window to another and switch between them via keyboard
or mouse.

"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the
   same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
                                     --Albert Einstein

Unsubscribe: send email to listar at
and put 'unsubscribe blfs-support' in the subject header of the message

More information about the blfs-support mailing list