|"If the desire to write is not accompanied by actual |
writing . . . then the desire was not to write"
What Is Blackbox And Why Should I Get It?After taking a look at the screenshots displayed either in my gallery or in :iconblackboxdesktop: 's galleries, a lot of Deviants are asking me what is Blackbox and how (and why) should they use it. And it's a good thing they show interest, because after a period of hibernation, due to many factors (mostly developers dropping out) Blackbox is back with a vengeance.What Is Blackbox And Why Should I Get It? by pitkon
Well, Blackbox is a shell for Windows or a window manager for Linux, the styles (themes) being interchangeable between the two platforms, something unique in computing. In this essay I will only talk about the Windows flavor, since it's much more flexible than its Linux counterpart.
What is a shell? Well, it's the dressing over a cake, the clothing over a body, the greenery covering a bush. Every operating system has a shell. The Windows' native shell is Explorer, which is not only a file browser, like most of you may think. Delete Explorer and Windows crash. It's a fine shell, especially in the case of Windows 7, but it's h
Current Residence: The Darkside of Oblivian|
Favourite genre of music: Alternative Rock, Classic Rock
Operating System: -- Manjaro/Arch -- #! Debian --
Shell of choice: -- Fluxbox -- Openbox -- Xfce
Favourite cartoon character: ThunderCats | "Avatar"
Personal Quote: "It is the inherent nature of man, to desire that which he can not have"