clueless GNOME bashing (was Re: [rescue] Mozilla Firefox)

Phil Stracchino alaric at
Wed Apr 28 13:11:05 CDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 03:45:50AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Apr 28, 2004, at 3:37 AM, Torquil MacCorkle, III wrote:
> >>Long live WindowMaker, BlackBox, and fvwm2, with Xaw3d underneath.
> >
> >I used to use Windowmaker 4-5 years ago, then blackbox and IceWM (a bit
> >windows-ish with the pull up menu in the lower left hand corner) for a 
> >few
> >years, but it is a hair *too* lightweight, if that is possible, 
> >recently I
> >tried fvwm2 and really like it.
>   Fvwm has been around for _ages_.  It's quite nice, and for a long 
> time it was the lightest-weight window manager around, second possibly 
> only to twm, or possibly "wm" under X10 (if anybody else remembers 
> that).

Indeed.  I've been running fvwm for ten years now, and I still use it on
all my headed boxen (except for GameOS).

>   Fvwm kicks ass.

Hard and fast.

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