On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 05:51:06PM -0400, Parv wrote: > in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, > wrote Jonathan Horne thusly... > > > ... > > so far i have it built with 6.2-RELEASE-p2, and xorg up to the > > minimal desktop. > > > > id like to try to try something thats not gnome, or basically id > > like to try some of the lesser known, but still just as functional > > desktops. > > > > can i get some recommendations, as well as what graphical mail > > reader and web browser works best with your recommendation? > > I have been using FVWM 2 (-devel version) for quite a while. Tvtwm > is the "emergency" wm when/if fvwm upgrade goes berserk or has not > been installed yet. The most interesting point is that windows are > almost in the same place|state -- given same page layout -- whilst > switching between the two. I think vtwm provides for more eye candy > than tvtwm. > > I used Ion (pre-lua change) which did not disappoint; have not used > current Ion version due to laziness about learning lua just to > edit a configuration file. It seemed most helpful in managing gimp > windows. > > Opera is the web browser I use (over Firefox) mainly due the ease of > assiging|using key bindings similar to vi or mutt. > > Mutt (-devel version) is the mail reader in xterm (unless I am in > hurry, then mutt works just fine on console too for fast reading). > > Some of my configuration files .. > > http://www103.pair.com/parv/comp/unix/cf/ > http://www103.pair.com/parv/comp/unix/x/ > > > - Parv >
I use Opera and sometimes links for browsing. My e-mails: mutt, procmail, getmail, msmtp. My environment is Fluxbox. It's all about taste...try several, then decide what is best for you. -- Alexander FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE i386 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"