Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 05:05 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Window Managers After a year from last 1.0.4 version, new one brings a lot of changes, new features and bugfixes. Details about changes and download links can be found here.
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Interesting...
by Morgan on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 05:45 UTC
Morgan
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2005-06-29

Very Windows-like, based on the screenshots. Not very appealing to me personally, but I can see how it would be great for those converting to Linux from Windows. Some of the older screenshots look like a mash-up of Mac OS9 (icons), Win3.1 (control panel) and Win2k (dialogs). The current version appears to be leaning more towards modern Windows though. Version 1.0.2 with XFT is very clean looking.

I'll have to try this one out, though I don't expect to use it on a daily basis.

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RE: Interesting...
by l3v1 on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 09:52 in reply to "Interesting..."
l3v1 Member since:
2005-07-06

I don't think the emphasis should be on how windows-like it is, but on: Comparing to other desktop environments, EDE is much faster and smaller in memory space (EDE's window manager use less memory than xterm). (emphasis added).

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RE[2]: Interesting...
by Morgan on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 14:52 in reply to "RE: Interesting..."
Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

Good point. That's due to it using a fork of FLTK as a base, right? I've read in the past that FLTK is one of the leanest, yet still functional, window manager toolkits.

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