[mythtv] Re: window managers
mdz at debian.org
Tue Feb 18 11:43:19 EST 2003
On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 09:25:57PM -0500, Andy Davidoff wrote:
> I hope I'm not rehashing old material, but I noticed the "window managers"
> thread in the archives. I'm a long-time fan of Ion:
> This is a very lightweight window manager which offers a revolutionary
> approach to the desktop (or lack thereof!) and which may be perfect for
> the space-efficiency/full-screen requirements of MythTV. As a bonus, it
> also eliminates the need for a pointing device, so it may be a critical
> ingredient in making multiple-window/workspace setups usable via remote.
> I encourage everyone to take a look at Ion for use outside of MythTV, too.
The last time I looked at ion, it did not have full-screen support (the
title bar was always present, which is very annoying in this application).
Have you actually tried it with mythtv?
Any window manager is usable without a mouse given a few key bindings for
switching windows (I do this everywhere).
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