[K12OSN] Include IceWMCP in future releases?

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Wed Oct 6 22:51:16 UTC 2004

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 at 9:41 AM +0000 wrote:
>This question is ostensibly for Eric, but I wanted others' opinions on
>matter, too.  Is there any reason IceWMCP, the IceWM Control Panel, could
>not be 
>included in future releases?  I use IceWM most of the time because of its
>performance.  And I don't mind editing the menu and toolbar files by
>hand.  But 
>it seems to me that a graphical tool for handling these things would make 
>K12LTSP more accessible to a wider audience, particularly those who are
>to editing text files for configuration.  Mandrake for many years
>included the 
>IceWM Menu Editor (IceWM ME), which I found to be convenient and a fun
>way to 
>test new themes.  IceWM ME has now been absorbed into IceWMCP, which
>some additional tools.  Allowing admins, particularly those who are new
>linux, an easy way to modify the menu system seems like a reasonable
>addition to 
>K12LTSP, especially since Eric must manually add the IceWM to the stock 
>RH/Fedora.  Thoughts?

I've never gotten IceWM CP to work, not that I've tried very hard either 
;-)  But I've used IceMC a lot and most recently have found IceCC  "icecc"
to be even better.  Anyone have a working RPM for IceWM CP for FC2?

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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