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Subject: Re: [aclug-L] windowmaker
From: Michael Bainum <kodiakm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 1998 19:57:48 -0500
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Greg House wrote:

> I've been playing with AfterStep lately and I like the look, but it set up
> menu items for a ton of stuff that's not on my (Slackware 3.5) system, so
> half the menu items don't work.  It doesn't seem to bother telling you about
> that either.  Seems like it could have a nice config tool which would scan
> for the presence of the things out there before it offers it on the screen.
> Maybe it does, but I haven't found it yet.  Anyone else using AfterStep?
> AfterStep and WindowMaker see very similar.  I thought WindowMaker was
> supposed to stick closer to the original NextStep interface while AfterStep
> has kind of gone it's own direction after starting there.  I haven't used
> NextStep, am I really off base here?
> Greg

There is a program called AfterStep Control Panel here:
I haven't personally used it but it showed up in Freshmeat a while back.  I
myself use AfterStep and like it very much.  I would like to see them bring
back the old way of configuring it, but that is probably never going to happen.


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