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Terminal emulators: Windows into the system

Terminal emulations allow us direct access to the system. An overview of various emulators using the VTE library.

Tiling window manager under Wayland: Sway

With Wayland, there is need for a compatible successor to any existing tiling window manager. We focus here on a replacement for i3.

Tiling window manager under X11: i3

i3 can exist as a Tiling-Window-Manager completely without desktop environment, as well as be wired to it and replace the window manager.

Desktop environments under X11: MATE

The resource consumption of a desktop like GNOME can't be denied. MATE is a fresh and same time conservative variant from the GTK+ fraction.

Desktop environments under Wayland: GNOME

A desktop environment enables us to get access on files and apps. Let's look at a modern variant that breaks with the conventional paradigm.