sawfish (formerly known as sawmill) is an excellent window manager for X11. I've tried virtually every X11 WM out there, and eventually settled on sawfish. Why do I love it? Here are some of the reasons:
I wanted to see how much time I was spending on the computer doing worthwhile things, and how much time I was spending just messing around. So I hacked up a bit of rep code which prints a line to a log file every time the mouse pointer enters a new window, and then I wrote a quick Perl script to calculate some statistics from the log file.
(In the following instructions, if you're running a very old version of sawfish which is still called sawmill, replace every mention of sawfish with sawmill.
(setq load-path (cons "~/.sawfish" load-path)) (require 'focus-tracker)
sawfish-client -- < ~/.sawfish/focus-tracker.jlto activate it immediately, or restart sawfish.
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