View Full Version : [all variants] Which Fluxbox alternatives have comparable features?

May 30th, 2009, 05:51 AM
Hi, I've just started using Fluxbox and I like it a lot, but I would like some advice on other window managers or environments with it's features.

The two features I like the most are it's ability to "pin" branches of it's main menu in place with a left click and the ability to drag windows between desktops easily. Do any other window managers have these features? I know you can drag windows between workspaces with compiz as well, but Fluxbox's right click menu seems among lightweight window managers.

May 30th, 2009, 08:11 AM
Look into PekWM and OpenBox for alternatives to fluxbox with a similar philosophy.

May 30th, 2009, 08:52 AM
Thanks for the tip, pekwm is news to me. Can either pekwm or openbox be configured to pin portions of the root menu in place the way fluxbox can? I hear that development on openbox is more active than on fluxbox, so that might be a reason to spend some time trying it as well.

July 18th, 2009, 08:36 AM
what about LXDE