Posts Tagged ‘review’

A great post on the why you would want to use xmonad from Jesse Andrews: Getting Tiled with XMonad. A choice quote: XMonad has defeated all other desktop environments Enjoy!

XMonad.Actions.CycleWindows by Wirt Wolff Provides bindings to cycle windows up or down on the current workspace stack while maintaining focus in place. Bindings are available to: Cycle nearby or nth windows into the focused frame Cycle a window halfway around the stack Cycle windows through the focused position. Cycle unfocused windows. These bindings are especially […]

Matthew Jones has written a 6 month review of xmonad, XMonad: A tiling window manager written in Haskell. Some choice quotes: I’ve been using xmonad for the last 6 months and it is simply beautiful. Another thing that impresses me is how well it handles multiple displays and multiple desktops. .. the way that xmonad […]

One issue that was irritating xmonad users for a while is that if you launch an application which takes some time to load (say, firefox or eclipse) and go to another workspace, program’s windows appears on the workspace you currently are on, not on the workspace the application was launched on. Eventually, solution is found […]

From now on we are going to announce new extensions from the xmonad-contrib library in this blog. Here are the first contributions of 2009. Try them out! ThreeColumnsMiddle by Carsten Otto A layout similar to Tall but with three columns, where the main window is in the middle. With 2560×1600 pixels this layout can be […]