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post #21 of 68
I try lots of the little WM projects pretty frequently. Liking subtle a lot (I don't like ruby a whole lot though), but I usually keep to DWM as my primary. Have for a couple years.

Simplicity and C. Good match.
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I try lots of the little WM projects pretty frequently. Liking subtle a lot (I don't like ruby a whole lot though), but I usually keep to DWM as my primary. Have for a couple years.

Simplicity and C. Good match.
I used to use DWM for quite a while and I liked what you mention about it above, but it never had that right feel or ease with window managing that Xmonad (which is what I'm back to using) has been giving me. I was quite tired of patching it over and over as well. I barely know any haskell but I'll work on that as soon as I have more time. Still, configuring it is easier than configuring DWM in some aspects to me.

Anyone actively using i3? I gave it a try about a month ago and it does have some nice features and logic. I quickly ran into a bug though, considering window urgency but didn't have time to work on that.
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Yeah I was using i3. I like the window management, simple config and hot keys but too many little bugs. I feel like it could be a great wm given more time.

Is it possible to use KDE with one of the tiling wm's? Anyone ever tried this?
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post #24 of 68
Greetz
I don't boot to GUI so I use "kdm" to start X and login as user. It has a more useful menu set and interface than gdm or xdm and supports a keyboard shortcut to quickly drop back t console. It also makes it easy to switch desktops and I like to play around.

I tend to drop to XFce to run Minecraft since it is java and that needs all the help it can get on this old box. On my server box I run Minecraft server from strictly CLI since that box is ancient.

I play with Enlightenment e17 because it is pretty, has some sweet features that keep improving, and has a small footprint.

However, at least 80% of my time on my computer is in KDE. It took awhile but i LOVE v4 ever since 4.5. The integrated nature continues to blow my mind, months later.

Oh yeah and kudos to nathris... I like mix and match, too.
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KDM is awesome. It actually has theme support, unlike GDM (it was removed in 2.28).
    
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Ok so I started using KDE again and I'm really liking it. Using a minimal KDE build in Arch is very different from Kubuntu or SUSE. I like the tiling feature of Kwin.
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post #27 of 68
kde in suse just felt like it fit... bloat with bloat but i still dont like the single corner menu style...

kde in fedora was kinda cool... but i got bored with it REALLY fast and started to dislike it after like a week :/

im just not a kde fan... i can use it, its not bad... i just dont like the feel of it id rather have openbox with my right click desktop menu and a nice minimalistic panel it doesnt feel like mac, it doesnt feel like windows... its just pure awesomeness lol

i also feel like im more productive with something like old school gnome or openbox than compared to kde
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Kinda meh now...
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Unity
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Unity
do you hate it as much as i feel i am going to if i try it?
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KDE. Nuff said.


@OP:

KDE 4.4.5 running atop Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

@error10:

I notice your shot of the "window selector" - you have WoW running in fullscreen mode. If I do this also and then select another window (like Konsole), going back to WoW results in WoW's screen being corrupted. Which versions of KDE & WINE are you using?
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