Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Fri 19th Sep 2008 20:25 UTC, submitted by Julien Danjou
Window Managers After 6 months of development and more than 1000 change sets, the final version of awesome 3.0 has been released. 'awesome' is a frame-work window manager, which also supports tiling window management. This major release brings a lot of new features. The whole configuration file is now write in the Lua language and use a simple API. This allows to modify and control every corner of the window manager. This version is based on XCB, a new low level library which communicate with the X server. Pango usage also enhances text rendering.
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Great news!
by Elv13 on Fri 19th Sep 2008 22:03 UTC
Elv13
Member since:
2006-06-12

I use awesome for some month now, and it is really the best windows manager when you have 2 screen. It handle them almost by itself and windows never appear on both screen at the same if you dont move them manually that way. It also look really good, is fast, customizable and look nice!

My desktop (awesome 2.3)
http://img135.imageshack.us/my.php?image=snapshot25lp9.png

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RE: Great news!
by tupp on Sat 20th Sep 2008 00:28 in reply to "Great news!"
tupp Member since:
2006-11-12

Very nice desktop.

I see conky lists some of the processes. Can you post your "ps aux", so that we can see the memory consumpton of Awesome and X?

Thanks.

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RE[2]: Great news!
by Elv13 on Sat 20th Sep 2008 01:13 in reply to "RE: Great news!"
Elv13 Member since:
2006-06-12

I got hundred of firefox tabs open and many X server running with many apps in each virtual desktop, X take -a lot- of memory, but I don't care because I got some. I may edit this post when I will reboot to display a clean one.

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RE: Great news!
by hausesantaclause on Sat 20th Sep 2008 20:07 in reply to "Great news!"
hausesantaclause Member since:
2007-03-12

That's a really nice background / wallpaper, is it downloadable from somewhere?

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