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    Xfce

    Xfce (pronounced as four individual letters) is a free software desktop environment for Unix and other Unix-like platforms, such as Linux, Solaris and BSD. It aims to be...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    LXDE

    The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is an extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    VirtuaWin

    VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista/Win7/Win10). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize...

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    LXQt

    LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment. It is the product of the merge between the...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    Enlightenment

    Enlightenment is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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    Budgie

    Budgie is the flagship desktop of the Solus OS and is part of the Solus Project. Designed with the modern user in mind, it focuses on simplicity and elegance.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    CDE (Common Desktop Environment)

    The Common Desktop Environment was created by a collaboration of Sun, HP, IBM, DEC, SCO, Fujitsu and Hitachi. Used on a selection of commercial UNIXs, it is now...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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    Elokab

    Elokab Desktop Environment is an open-source independent desktop environment for Linux which uses QT libraries like KDE .

    Free Open Source Linux

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    Emerge Desktop

    Emerge Desktop is a replacement Windows "shell" (the desktop environment normally provided by Windows Explorer) for Windows 2000 and above. In order to replace...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Emerge Desktop is no longer maintained. Last version, 6.1.3, released in 2012, and the source code are still available on SourceForge
  • bug.n

    bug.n is a tiling window manager add-on for Microsoft Windows. It is written in the scripting language AutoHotkey. What it can do Provide layouts for resizing...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    LiteStep

    LiteStep is a replacement desktop interface for Windows. The LiteStep Shell allows creation of custom desktop interfaces in ways that you find useful (and eye...

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    Bluetile

    Bluetile is a tiling window manager for Linux, designed to integrate with the GNOME desktop environment. It provides both a traditional, stacking layout mode as well as...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    elokab file manager

    elokab-fm is full file manager for elokab desktop envirenement is Qt-based elokab-fm fast and lightweight file manager Available languages: French, English, Arabic.

    Free Linux

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  • NERD tree

    The NERD tree allows you to explore your filesystem and to open files and directories in Vim. It presents the filesystem to you in the form of a tree which you...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Vim

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Cairo Shell Comments

Comment by runical1991
about Cairo Shell · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

I don't know. It seems nothing really happens here. The last forum post is from September.
Too bad, seems like a good idea...

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Comment by Pr1me
about Cairo Shell · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Really like the idea, but never tried. Hope that the development circle is smaller now it's open-source.

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