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[News] New & Innovative Window Management in Linux; Comparing KDE and GNOME Applications

xmonad - a tiling window manager

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| Windows are managed using automatic layout algorithms, which can
| be dynamically reconfigured. At any time windows are arranged so
| as to maximise the use of screen real estate. All features of the
| window manager are accessible purely from the keyboard: a mouse
| is entirely optional. 


This is new project. Metisse links below. Both are research-type projects
that leap beyond that remission of a one-size-fits-all proprietary O/S.

Which Has the Best Apps?: KDE vs. GNOME, Part 2

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| So which desktop should you choose? The answer must be both personal
| and context-based. Some users make their decision on the basis of 
| aesthetics, arguing that one desktop is more corporate-looking or 
| friendlier than the other. Others choose on the basis of a feature
| that is important to their work or habits, such as KDE's multiple
| clipboard or Evolution's business-like structure.



Metisse on GNU/Linux demo

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| A demo of Metisse, an X-based window system designed with two goals in
| mind: make it easy to design and implement innovative window
| management techniques and conform to existing standards and be
| robust and efficient enough to be used on a daily basis, making
| it a suitable platform for the evaluation of the proposed techniques


This one is similar to Spaces in Mac OS X:


Here it is with some UI innovation:


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