caption = Screenshot of an AfterStep desktop.
name = AfterStep
latest_release_version = 2.2.8
March 17, 2008
operating_system = Unix-like
GNU General Public License
website = [http://www.afterstep.org/ www.afterstep.org]
Unixcomputing, AfterStep is a window managerfor the X Window System. The goal of AfterStep's development is to provide for flexibility of desktop configuration, improved aesthetics and efficient use of system resources. AfterStep originally was a variant of FVWMmodified to resemble NeXTSTEP, but as the development cycle progressed, it diverged from its FVWM roots.
AfterStep includes several modules such as:
*Pager - a visual tool for managing and cycling between multiple desktops
*WinList - a simple
Taskbardisplaying active applications
*Wharf - docking tool that manages
Applets/ Dockappsand launches application.
AfterStep also supports virtual screens, and relies on a set of text-based configuration files for customizing its appearance.
AfterStep is maintained by a small community of developers with
Sasha Vaskoserving as project manager.
* [http://www.afterstep.org/ Official website]
* [http://freshmeat.net/projects/afterstep/ Freshmeat project page]
* [http://as.themes.org/ Themes]
* [http://www.assilem.org/afterwiki/ AfterWiki user page]
* [http://dockapps.org/ Dockapps.org]
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