[nycbug-talk] BSD on a desktop (revisited)

jeffrey.arnold jba
Wed Aug 3 12:44:19 EDT 2005

On Wed, 3 Aug 2005, Josh Rivel wrote:

:: Isaac Levy wrote...
:: > What kinds of X11 desktops does everyone use, and would reccommend to  
:: > a possible 'reverse switcher', from a Mac desktop to a BSD machine?   
:: > I know this discussion has come up here before, but in different  
:: > contexts, (newbie users, people switching from windows, etc...)
:: [snip]
:: Fluxbox is good, fast, and lightweight, and supports key bindings for
:: just about everything.  Another keyboard-friendly WM Is Sawfish,
:: which also has very good support for keyboard binding, but is
:: dependant on other programs to be installed, gtk, rep-gtk, etc.

A big 'second' for fluxbox or blackbox with bbkeys. It's all of the 
above, very stable, and easy to set up. Runs well right out of ports on 

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