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22 December / / cli / software / windowmanager
Way back, I wrote a quick blurb on Window Managers for running under X. Well, a while back I switched to Ubuntu for my OS of choice. As you may know, the fine folks at Ubuntu switched to default window manager to something called Unity, which caused a stir. I tried it for a while, but decided that it was too heavy, and too mouse-centric. So, what to do? Well, I went back to my old standby wmfs, Window Manager From Scratch.
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Screen - terminal multiplexer I usually have one screen running at all time, and in that screen session, I ssh to various hosts that I am working, and have screen running on those hosts. Additional Links gnu screen - Google Search GNU Screen - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF) GNU Screen - Summary [Savannah] GNU Screen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia GNU Screen - Jonathan McPherson Screen User’s Manual start [GNU screen] Deadman.
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28 January / / cli / software / windowmanager
Window Manager for tty? The package screen is something that has been around for a long time. With screen, you can have many session running on on tty, and you can switch to another session with out touching a mouse. With the proper configuration, you can get notified if there is some change (like if you have a IM client up) or if there is no output (say, if you are
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Window Managers? Why would a web site dedicated to the CLI have a section on Window Managers? Well, simple. Some times, you just have to have X running. Some web sites I have to do research at use Flash, or photo editing/managing, or my iPod (none of the CLI tools let me manage play lists very easily). Plus, I cannot get the same resolution on the console as I can under