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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.
dvtm - dynamic virtual terminal manager He’s back! And with with something new/cool:[dvtm
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.
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
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