[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: xmonad 0.9 is now available!
z_axis at 163.com
Mon Oct 26 04:56:34 EDT 2009
xmonad is great WM i have ever seen. I have used it for a long time.
However, i donot know whether or not it is a *good* combination to use
xmonad and lxpanel together insead of dzen .
Don Stewart-2 wrote:
> The xmonad dev team is pleased to announce xmonad 0.9!
> We think this is a great release.
> The headlines:
> * Actions.SpawnOn: Windows go to the workspace they were launched
> on, even if you're no longer viewing that workspace. Especially
> handy for slow-launching applications like Firefox
> * Actions.GridSelect: graphically go to, select, do things with
> windows, workspaces, prompts ...
> * Many new window layouts: http://is.gd/4BzAI
> * Many new scriptable actions: http://is.gd/4BzCN
> * Focus changes across screens with mouse movement, no longer
> requiring a click, even for empty workspaces.
> * Improved xmobar/dzen statusbar functions, easier to use, more
> * New --restart command line flag to restart a running xmonad process.
> * Supports for multi-module local configuration files
> * Support for user-defined X event handling
> * xmonad comes with 180 extensions for enhancing functionality
> * Over 3000 commits have been made to the project.
> Extensive change logs:
> xmonad is a leading tiling window manager, known for its lightness,
> reliability, extensibility and efficiency. It supports true
> multiheaded tiling, and rich, rapid customisation. It is also highly
> portable, running on regular desktops, laptops, netbooks, phones,
> game consoles, the OLPC, and more.
> * Very stable, fast, small and simple.
> * Automatic window tiling and management
> * First class keyboard support: a mouse is unnecessary
> * Full support for tiling windows on multi-head displays
> * Full support for floating, tabbing and decorated windows
> * Full support for Gnome and KDE utilities
> * XRandR support to rotate, add or remove monitors
> * Per-workspace layout algorithms
> * Per-screens custom status bars
> * Compositing support
> * Powerful, stable customisation and reconfiguration
> * Large extension library
> * Excellent, extensive documentation
> * Large, active development team, support and community
> Get it!
> Information, screenshots, documentation, tutorials and community
> resources are available from the xmonad home page:
> The 0.9 release, and its dependencies, are available from
> xmonad packages are available in pretty much every package system,
> Debian, Gentoo, Arch, Ubuntu, OpenBSD,
> NetBSD, FreeBSD, Gobo, NixOS, Source Mage, Slackware
> and 0.9 packages will appear in coming days (some are already
> On the fly updating to xmonad 0.9 is supported, without losing your
> session! You can even use cabal-install:
> $ cabal update
> $ cabal install xmonad-0.9
> $ cabal install xmonad-contrib-0.9
> $ xmonad --recompile
> xmonad comes with a huge library of extensions (now around 15
> times the size of xmonad itself), contributed by viewers like you.
> Extensions allow for all sorts of functionality and enhancements to
> the window manager, via Haskell in your config file. For more
> information on using and writing extensions see the webpage. The
> library of extensions is available from hackage:
> Full documentation for using and writing your own extensions:
> This release brought to you by the xmonad dev team:
> Spencer Janssen Don Stewart
> Adam Vogt Brent Yorgey
> Daniel Wagner Devin Mullins
> Daniel Schoepe Braden Shepherdson
> Nicolas Pouillard Roman Cheplyaka
> Gwern Branwen Lukas Mai
> Featuring code contributions from over 80 developers:
> Aaron Denney Jason Creighton
> Alec Berryman Alex Tarkovsky
> Alexandre Buisse Andrea Rossato
> Austin Seipp Bas van Dijk
> Ben Voui Brandon Allbery
> Chris Mears Christian Thiemann
> Clemens Fruhwirth Daniel Neri
> Anders Engstrom Dave Harrison
> David Glasser David Lazar
> Dmitry Kurochkin Dominik Bruhn
> Dougal Stanton Eric Mertens
> Ferenc Wagner Jan Vornberger
> Hans Philipp Annen Ivan Tarasov
> Ivan Veselov Jamie Webb
> Jeremy Apthorp Malebria
> Joachim Breitner Joachim Fasting
> Joe Thornber Joel Suovaniemi
> Juraj Hercek Justin Bogner
> Kai Grossjohann Karsten Schoelzel
> Klaus Weidner Mathias Stearn
> Mats Jansborg Matsuyama Tomohiro
> Michael Fellinger Michael Sloan
> Miikka Koskinen Neil Mitchell
> Nelson Elhage Nick Burlett
> Quentin Moser Nils Anders Danielsson
> Peter De Wachter Robert Marlow
> Sam Hughes Shachaf Ben-Kiki
> Shae Erisson Simon Peyton Jones
> Stefan O'Rear Tom Rauchenwald
> Valery V. Vorotyntsev Will Farrington
> Yaakov Nemoy timthelion
> Rickard Gustafson Trevor Elliott
> Ian Zerny Ivan Miljenovic
> Marco e Silva Michal Janeczek
> David Roundy Wirt Wolff
> Max Rabkin Sean Escriva
> Norbert Zeh Alexey Khudyakov
> Ismael Carnales Luis Cabellos
> Konstantin Sobolev Dmitry Astapov
> Andres Salomon Aleksandar Dimitrov
> Ilya Portnov Michal Trybus
> Travis Hartwell
> As well as the support of many others on the #xmonad and #haskell IRC
> channels, and the wider Haskell and window manager communities.
> Thanks to everyone for their support!
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