How X works / lightest Window Manager
xavier.bestel at free.fr
Tue Sep 29 08:50:56 PDT 2009
On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 12:28 -0300, Lucas Mocellin wrote:
> ah, and I will use firefox. the page that firefox will open is a
> Moodle (moodle.org) and there are multimedia stuff (audio, videos,
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Lucas Mocellin
> <lucasmocellin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have 2 programs(my GUI + firefox) for normal users "manage",
> they will get lost without a WM. I want to be light but very
> user-friendly. Simple to use.
> A kiosk sounds interesting to me, I had never heard about that
> berfore. Firefox has an add-on, and works quite well.
> The problem is that I can't "set it up", I mean, firefox runs
> in fullscreen, and what about my GUI? even though ALT + TAB
> works, normal users won't know how to use it. I don't have a
> panel like "window list applet" in gnome. ( *MAYBE* I could
> design a GTK interface acting as a panel located on the top
> and the option "always on top", what do you guys think
> about? )
> Also, I need a button to shutdown/restart. (that could be
> located at that gtk panel).
> I'm looking at Linux kiosk and twm-kiosk, trying to compile
> and test it. but looks like it will work to me.
Have a look at matchbox: http://matchbox-project.org/
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