Panel and taskbar integration?

Collins Richey erichey2 at
Thu Jun 5 03:31:46 CEST 2003

On Tue, 03 Jun 2003 21:30:37 -0700
Ken Moffat <kmoffat at> wrote:

> Biju Chacko wrote:
> >Hash: SHA1
> >
> >On Tue, 03 Jun 2003 19:32:21 -0700, Ken Moffat wrote:

> >
> >>Yes, recommended. IceWM is a very light, responsive, easily
> >customized>wm with a taskbar.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >I always found the default config so ugly that I couldn't stick with
> >it for very long.
> >
> >It (as do KDE and GNOME) also looks too much like windows for my
> >taste.
> >

> >
> i use libranet, which defaults to ice, and have grown to like it a
> lot. xfce is quicker, both to start and to start programs, 

Maybe that's a libranet problem; IceWm starts instantaneously on my
machine.  Two things missing from my standpoint:

1) No "Run" function like xfrun.
2) No session manager to restart automatically.

> but the
> single menu/task bar is a nice extra if you need it, and the ice
> taskbar is small. True it's not flashy, but that's not necessarily
> bad. There are lots of themes.
> I do like xfce4 a lot, 

Speaking of session managers.  I haven't tried xfce4 in a couple of
months.  Any signs of a session manager yet?  Sorry, before you ask, I
don't have the ability to code up a session manager and offer it to the

Collins Richey - Denver Area
gentoo stable - ext3

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