Window Manager


KDE, Gnome, or Cholesterol Free - your choice!

Alright! We have graphics. We could even install a browser like firefox and use it now if we wanted. But isn't it annoying not having any windows you can resize? And having to position your mouse over the window you're using? And hey, where's my desktop!

This is where your window manager comes into play. You'll be free to install another window manager later, but here we'll be using a build tool to build KDE for us. That tool can be found here,

http://download.kde.org/stable/kdesrc-build/1.15.1/src/kdesrc-build-1.15.1.tar.xz

The reason I chose KDE? You only need one more dependency. That's here,

http://cblfs.cross-lfs.org/index.php/Libwww

And friendly, short, easy to read instructions can be found here,

http://techbase.kde.org/Getting_Started/Build/kdesvn-build

Enjoy!

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