window managers

  1. sidetone

    Other Screenshots of BSD Window Managers for X11

    Thread for screenshots of BSD style window managers for X11. Common ones are listed below, organized by type. Floating; Mouse x11-wm/blackbox - C++, developed on FreeBSD x11-wm/enlightenment; x11-wm/e16 - C, EFL x11-wm/fluxbox - C++, previous fork of blackbox x11-wm/jwm - C, Xlib - uses XML...
  2. M

    Other Anyone using hikari and what's your experience & settings?

    I'm curious because it's a pretty unique combination with Wayland on FreeBSD. I've taken a look from time to time but never tried it myself (and I have to admit that I'm not even running FreeBSD yet, because I wanted to wait for "13" to give it a first spin on my new laptop). For me the...
  3. JazzSinatra

    Desktop Window Manager (Win10) vs KDE/GNOME

    Has anyone done performance comparison between Windows' window manager (Desktop Window Manager) and KDE and/or GNOME? With performance, I mean resource usage (RAM, CPU etc.). I would like to know how well Microsoft can compete with the open source community on this area.
  4. sidetone

    Other BSD Window Managers; List

    Partial list of BSD style wm's: ........................ Lightest: x11-wm/antiwm - C - fullscreen x11-wm/bspwm - tiling x11-wm/cwm - C - floating x11-wm/ctwm - twm variant x11-wm/dwm - C - requires C compiling to configure x11-wm/tinywm x11-wm/twm - C Xlib - reparenting...
  5. amiramix

    Solved How to change system font?

    How and where can I change the default system font? For now it appears to be DejaVu 10, which is quite horrible on my laptop. By default system font I mean the font that is used in menus or labels. For example when I open Firefox for the first time or any KDE application for the first time...
  6. M

    Other awesome wm & conky-awesome issue

    All, I am using awesome since ~ 6 months - excellent. However, trying to use conky-awesome gives me following errors: ..."no such configuration: 'alignment'..." is simply ignored. CPU usage for example is shown correctly, but in the main screen and not in the designed bottom panel on awesome...
  7. sidetone

    Solved xdm: make xconsole go away after log-in

    How would I make x11/xconsole go away automatically after XDM logs into the window manager?
  8. F

    Enlightenment Failing to start Enlightenment

    Afternoon all, I’ve recently installed FreeBSD-CURRENT (r287930) onto my ThinkPad T440, I’ve used CURRENT as it supports my Intel ac 7260 wireless card. I have installed SLiM as my login manager, and that seems to be working OK. After playing with GNOME3 and Xfce I wanted to try out...
  9. Andreas Tieben

    MATE Mate Netspeed-Applet for FreeBSD-HowTo!

    Mate (Mate-Desktop) Netspeed-Applet for FreeBSD-HowTo: Download (and unpack!) the Applet from GitHub: As ROOT: If NOT already installed! # pkg install yelp-tools # pkg install itstool # cd /home/YOURHOME/Desktop/mate-netspeed-master # ./