Re: [dwm] OT: dwm on osx

From: Daniel Bainton <>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 22:27:16 +0200

2009/3/10 Jimmy Tang <>:
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:57:36AM -0700, Amit Uttamchandani wrote:
>> do you run native mac os x apps with dwm or just x11 apps or both?
> i tend to ssh into remote hosts to do work so i often have many xterms
> open in different tags which is much easier to navigate then in native
> osx with the terminal app. i occassionally launch x11 programs such as
> inkscape, xfig, gv, xdvi.
> so in summary yes i run x11 more. i dont see how one can mix osx and x11
> apps with dwm, native osx has click to focus by default, and due to the
> lack of keys on a mac keyboard (lacking insert, delete and a few others)
> i would imagine some apps keycombos would get clobbered in unpleasant
> ways. i tried it once and it wasn't too please, i kept on getting confused
> on how to switch between apps (apple key + tab versus alt+j/k)

If you use x11 more, why not just install a linux distro and be happy?
No point in having OS X behind that all...

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