On Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:52:21 +0100, Ivan wrote:
>On Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:43:09 -0500
>Francis Gerund <ranrund(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just a call for opinions: if you use Arch, and you wanted to choose
>> and stay with a desktop environment long-term, what would you choose
>> - and why?
>Xfce wins for me by far... It's simple, light and has many features
... but within a major release themes got broken, xfce4-terminal doesn't
re-wrapp lines, if you resize the window. Thunar, the file manager
doesn't allow to split the window and requires Gnome's virtual crap to
provide mount functionality and so on and so forth.
I recommend to take a look at openbox (jwm is also not bad) and to use
it with roxterm, lxpanel or fbpanel, and spacefm, IOW instead of using a
desktop environment, just use a window manager.