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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do people really need a window manager with a configuration file that is not compiled right into it? How many times do you reconfigure it once it works as expected? :)
The suckless guys'n'gals are not that dumb with their philosophy.

However, I fail to find the hatred for the three-button rodent here. It can do amazing things with the right software underneath it. 8)
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, and it's easier to use while you're driving than a keyboard is
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well for the first time in like 10years I'm changing WM

I started Linux with Windowmaker for some time, changed to openbox, but for the last couple of days been trying awesomeWM... I like the idea of tiling WM but floating is still very useful (hence awesome ). My lua is rusty but so far so good
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

When I was little, I told my father I had a headache. He said "Hit yourself on the foot with a hammer, and it won't bother you anymore".
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Well for the first time in like 10years I'm changing WM

I started Linux with Windowmaker for some time, changed to openbox, but for the last couple of days been trying awesomeWM... I like the idea of tiling WM but floating is still very useful (hence awesome ). My lua is rusty but so far so good
I'd probably choose awesome over i3 except for lua. Nothing against lua, but I don't want to have to learn it just to use a WM, and lua doesn't make the short list of things that seem worth learning.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'd probably choose awesome over i3 except for lua. Nothing against lua, but I don't want to have to learn it just to use a WM, and lua doesn't make the short list of things that seem worth learning.

pjp's ability to come up with bullshit reasons as to why he is unable to do what he wants to do continues to amaze me.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm glad you have unlimited time.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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pjp wrote:
I'd probably choose awesome over i3 except for lua. Nothing against lua, but I don't want to have to learn it just to use a WM, and lua doesn't make the short list of things that seem worth learning.

pjp's ability to come up with bullshit reasons as to why he is unable to do what he wants to do continues to amaze me.

Most people do this. He just has no shame.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'd probably choose awesome over i3 except for lua. Nothing against lua, but I don't want to have to learn it just to use a WM, and lua doesn't make the short list of things that seem worth learning.


It is why I like fvwm. It is a wm, and at the same time a wrapper for the xlib. That imply you can do whatever you want with it, even a full featured desktop like fvwm-crystal. Is you want to script it, you can do it in whatever script language you prefer, bash, python, perl, etc.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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pjp wrote:
I'd probably choose awesome over i3 except for lua. Nothing against lua, but I don't want to have to learn it just to use a WM, and lua doesn't make the short list of things that seem worth learning.


It is why I like fvwm. It is a wm, and at the same time a wrapper for the xlib. That imply you can do whatever you want with it, even a full featured desktop like fvwm-crystal. Is you want to script it, you can do it in whatever script language you prefer, bash, python, perl, etc.

Right. Because, that's what everyone needs to do, devote their time and energy to making their own basic tools. That's why I carve my own bowl out of a tree stump, and make my own fork out mollusk shells. It's the best possible use of my time and resources.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Dominique_71 wrote:
pjp wrote:
I'd probably choose awesome over i3 except for lua. Nothing against lua, but I don't want to have to learn it just to use a WM, and lua doesn't make the short list of things that seem worth learning.


It is why I like fvwm. It is a wm, and at the same time a wrapper for the xlib. That imply you can do whatever you want with it, even a full featured desktop like fvwm-crystal. Is you want to script it, you can do it in whatever script language you prefer, bash, python, perl, etc.

Right. Because, that's what everyone needs to do, devote their time and energy to making their own basic tools. That's why I carve my own bowl out of a tree stump, and make my own fork out mollusk shells. It's the best possible use of my time and resources.

I begun to use fvwm-crystal after I loose all my prefs into the application menu because of a f. wm update when updating world. From that time, it was many years ago, I never loosed one single modification I made with fvwm-crystal, and with time I become a developer for that thing. So well, I really prefer to loose my time doing stuffs I will not loose, and if they can be useful to other peoples it is even better.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

JB, he uses Kwin.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dominique_71 wrote:
Bones McCracker wrote:
Dominique_71 wrote:
pjp wrote:
I'd probably choose awesome over i3 except for lua. Nothing against lua, but I don't want to have to learn it just to use a WM, and lua doesn't make the short list of things that seem worth learning.


It is why I like fvwm. It is a wm, and at the same time a wrapper for the xlib. That imply you can do whatever you want with it, even a full featured desktop like fvwm-crystal. Is you want to script it, you can do it in whatever script language you prefer, bash, python, perl, etc.

Right. Because, that's what everyone needs to do, devote their time and energy to making their own basic tools. That's why I carve my own bowl out of a tree stump, and make my own fork out mollusk shells. It's the best possible use of my time and resources.

I begun to use fvwm-crystal after I loose all my prefs into the application menu because of a f. wm update when updating world. From that time, it was many years ago, I never loosed one single modification I made with fvwm-crystal, and with time I become a developer for that thing. So well, I really prefer to loose my time doing stuffs I will not loose, and if they can be useful to other peoples it is even better.

Cool story bro.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Cool story bro.

Thank you man.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

:) :) :)

I think the coolness disappeared when not using 'that thang' in there..So cloose.
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