Re: [dwm] idesk + DWM

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2008 00:19:35 +0100


I would drop the idea of having icons. Why not hacking the dwm
bar or re-using dzen for this puprose (just add some labels your
parents can click on which launch an app)?

But well, I believe dwm is for power users :)

Kind regards,

On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 02:56:55PM -0800, Amit Uttamchandani wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I am trying to set up a workstation for my parents that uses DWM. Can't wait to see how they like it ;)
> Anyways, they need icons for all their regular apps such as firefox, pidgin, etc.
> Now I understand DWM was not meant for icons on the desktop but I just wouldn't want to use any other WM. So my question is, what is the best way to set up icons on DWM?
> Will idesk work?
> Another option was to use ROX File manager and create a apps directory in their home folder. This will have all the symlinks to the apps that they use regularly.
> What do you guys think?
> Thanks,
> Amit

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