Re: [dev] Suckless Desktop Environment

From: Sean Howard <>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 12:40:58 -0500

Somebody signing messages as Petr Sabata wrote:
> 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

I intentionally avoided most of the tools section. Simply due to space. I added dmenu and 9base as they seem important as things that a) I have used, and b) things that would be put into a toolchain
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