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A command-line interface for X

September 07, 2004 (8:00:00 AM) -  9 years, 4 months ago

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Desktop environments such as KDE and GNOME make things easier for computer users, but as desktop environments become more and more integrated, some users may feel stuck with a graphical interface that was designed for someone else. Having to use the mouse over and over for the same thing can get old real fast. Keyboard shortcuts help to pick up the pace in some applications, but neither KDE nor GNOME really lends itself to keyboard navigation. Luckily, for those who want to combine the efficiency of the command line with all the resolution of the X Window System, there's a window manager called ratpoison.

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