Linked by Rahul Gaitonde on Thu 22nd Jul 2004 18:23 UTC
Window Managers IceWM is a lightweight window manager for UNIX-like systems. Although widely used, it is often underrated - there is hardly any IceWM-related content on the Internet. This article is my attempt to share my experiences as a longtime IceWM user. It contains tips and tricks, usage scenarios, and makes use of examples whenever possible to better demonstrate IceWM's features and capabilities. Finally, the article is meant for those with some familiarity with UNIX, but who are new to IceWM.
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icons in IceWM
by Anonymous on Fri 23rd Jul 2004 05:57 UTC

The author mentions DFM as a way of getting icons on the desktop. There is an alternative. XtDesktop. Buffalo Linux uses it with IceWM as its default desktop. Damn Small Linux and Feather Linux use XtDesktop to provide icons with Fluxbox.

As a longtime Windows user, I like having desktop icons, but since I decided to ditch KDE and Gnome to use IceWM exclusively (without XtDesktop), I have not really missed the icons at all.