Linked by ddc_ on Tue 22nd Nov 2011 21:29 UTC
Window Managers Calm window manager (mainly known for its shorthand name cwm) is a member of a once-powerful and now-declining family of minimalist X11 window managers. It is relatively unknown outside the OpenBSD community, but it deserves more notice.
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Mouse-less interface
by Moonbuzz on Wed 23rd Nov 2011 09:08 UTC
Moonbuzz
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"The main goal of every minimalist window manager is to get out of the user's way"

Sadly, with a keyboard interface, a window manager does exactly the opposite, by forcing the user to learn all the invocations she needs to get stuff done. It's slower, and demands more of the user than a simple point-and-click interface. The idea of a mouse-less graphical interface is an anomaly, which doesn't prove correct.

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