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# 1  
Old 09-13-2011
Window Manager

Hi guys,

I want to get back to my old days and re-obtain my unix skills, I remember I installed a window manager wmii / wmii2 /mwm on my debian and started to learn unix/linux and now after some years not touching it and having to deal with gnome on redhat (because of my work) I feel like very weak in unix/linux. to me it does not make sense to work on desktop env as a unix admin. so is there any package I can install on fedora/redhat for the above window managers? or even a abetter window manager? sorry If I am posting here, it's because this is more about the window managers not specifically about redhat/fedora packages. but if somebody can also give me a hint on how to obtain the package and install on fedora/redhat I would appreciate it. thanks very much.

Messi
# 2  
Old 09-13-2011
here is a list with links to their homepages... find one that suits you:
https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikiped...indow_managers

btw. i'm a friend of "window maker"...
# 3  
Old 09-13-2011
thanks, and would you help me to differentiate between CDE and window manager? is there any difference really?

is WM installable on redhat/fedora?
cheers.
# 4  
Old 09-13-2011
i often work with CDE in solaris... it's nice but "old school". i don't know how to handle software installation in redhat/fedora but there should be a package mangaer like "apt" in debian like distros... a quick google comes up with this:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Yum
# 5  
Old 09-13-2011
thanks, I did not mean how to install on redhat, I meant if there is any package. ok never mind I will look into some google pages for it, thanks! Smilie
# 6  
Old 09-14-2011
Does yum search wmii return anything? Linux package managers not only handle installing/removing/updating software, but also searching the available repositories.
# 7  
Old 09-14-2011
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Originally Posted by messi777
thanks, I did not mean how to install on redhat, I meant if there is any package. ok never mind I will look into some google pages for it, thanks! Smilie
i don't understand this... you won't install it but need a package? Smilie
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