If you’ve been around Linux long enough, then you most likely will have heard about Fluxbox. Fluxbox is a desktop that was based on Blackbox 0.61.1, which makes it extremely light weight, fast, and reliable. Fluxbox is also very minimalistic which makes it ideal for certain situations. Although Fluxbox might seem somewhat lacking in the features of a standard, modern desktop, don’t sell it short. Fluxbox is easy to use and doesn’t suffer from the bloat of other desktops.
But just what does Fluxbox offer if it is so minimal? Believe it or not it offers everything you need on a desktop to get your job done. Let’s take a look at the latest version of this old-school Linux desktop.