first WM after X - survey?

ktb x.y.f at home.com
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.
kent

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