OpenBox 3.5.0 Window Manager Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 2 August 2011 at 06:32 AM EDT. Add A Comment
OpenBox, the window manager originally derived from Blackbox and is used by the LXDE desktop environment and other niche configurations, has just reached its version 3.5 milestone release.

The OpenBox Wiki change-log page states that the 3.5 release has a new alt-tab dialog for showing windows in a vertical list, improved Xinerama support, support for icons in menus, theme options for prompt dialogs, several bug fixes, and performance improvements.

This alternative, highly-configurable window manager can be downloaded at
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