Re: [dev] Suckless Desktop Environment

From: Petr Sabata <>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 12:52:29 +0100

On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 03:13:35PM -0500, Sean Howard wrote:
> Suckless, as an organization currently has a lot of tools, I personally use very few of them.
> dwm - I use this every day, and I twitch when I need to use a computer without it. I also twitch when I need to use a computer without *my* config.h.
> wmii - We've killed this one
> st - I am an xterm user. I've never tried to compile st. I may use it if I feel a need for a change, part of the problem is my ~/bin folder is full of scripts I use and love, and I'd have to do a s/xterm/st/g for all of them.
> wmi - nope
> surf - it is quite nice. Not quite what I want, and therefore don't use it. I use one of the major players in the "some glue over webkit and X" arguement, but only after... three months... of experimentation did I arrive there.
> 9base - don't feel the need, OpenBSD provides
> dmenu - one of the coolest tools, honestly, it's so cool, I think this is my second-favourite suckless tool.
> stali - I use OpenBSD - so, no.

Don't forget about slock and sselp.

-- Petr

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