Re: Best WM for slow machine?
On Sun, 10 Jun 2001, Daniel Hoffman wrote:
> I've got an older Pentium 166 with 16 megs of RAM that I want to put Debian
> on. I already tried once, and put KDE on it, but that was very sloooow and
> unresponsive. What's your favorite lightweight (but still fully functional!)
> window manager? FVWM? Enlightenment? Windowmaker?
I haven't tried it on a really slow machine, but XFce is pretty lightweight
and it still has a lot of functionality. It's not the prettiest WM, being
based on *kack* CDE, but it is very functional.
FVWM and some of the FVWM variants are also pretty good on slow/low mem
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