commit d04674f43ea1c9cf23bae831db3ca26cd10865a7
parent d4d7bdb7d8f89e4184d552fa3be099166536b926
Author: oscarbenedito <>
Date:   Wed,  6 May 2020 09:54:52 +0200

Rephrased wm definition in post

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diff --git a/content/blog/ b/content/blog/ @@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ title: "My journey through desktop environments" categories: technology tags: ["Decentralization", "Personal website", "Privacy", "Website"] date: 2020-05-05T19:26:00+00:00 +lastmod: 2020-05-06T07:52:00+00:00 --- My first experience with GNU/Linux was with KDE. It is the desktop environment used on my college computers, and it was more or less the only experience I had @@ -37,11 +38,12 @@ couple of weeks ago. point I am making. [i3][i3] is a tiling window manager, which means that it is a window manager -that arranges windows in a way that they don't overlap. As I see it, a window -manager is similar to a desktop environment (like GNOME or KDE), but a lot more -"lightweight". It doesn't have all the features and applications desktop -environments do, it simply arranges your windows. There are probably more -differences, but I haven't looked into it much. +that arranges windows in a way that they don't overlap. A window manager is the +software that manages your windows (resize, move, close, etc.). The difference +with desktop environments is that the latter come with a window manager, but +also many more programs (like a terminal emulator or a text editor) as well as +panels, system menus, and other features. These normally all look alike and work +well together. I say I decided to give it a *real* shot because I have tried i3 multiple times before: mainly logging in, seeing how ugly everything looks, logging