Re: efficiency of windows managers
2007/9/29, cothrige <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> "Pál Csányi" <email@example.com> writes:
> > What about stumpwm?
> > http://www.nongnu.org/stumpwm/
> > Use this window manager somebody on Debian Etch?
> Yes, I have it installed using etch, and like it very much. Though it
> was kind of hard to get going. You may have already set it up, but just
> in case you have not, of in case somebody else is trying, I will briefly
> mention what I found worked. It may help somebody out there.
No, I have not set it up. :(
Thank you for help! :)
> Firstly, I never got the Debian version working at all. I am sure I ...
> the CVS version of stumpwm. It has a real README which actually has
> decent instructions. By following them I had a working executable in
> just a couple of minutes. However, sbcl from Debian also does not work
> right, and under any kind of load the entire system becomes uselessly
> unresponsive. I removed the SBCL installed via apt, and recompiled it
> from source. Then I installed clx using asdf "(require 'asdf) (require
> 'asdf-install) (asdf-install:install 'clx)" and recompiled stump. This
> worked fine, though the final product tends not to be very lightweight.
The debian stumpwm package dependency are: sbcl cl-clx-sbcl.
Would you please give for us the step by step advices how to install
from CVS stumpwm?
Just in any case, if you have stumpwm installed from CVS on Debian,
how can you uninstall (purge) it? (For case if the Debian stumpwm
package come usable.)
> But, I did get sbcl going okay, and with it stump seems solid and
> usable. It is fast overall, and certainly has the nice feel of
> ratpoison, with the bonus of a mode-line. And even though it is not
> terribly lightweight considering the sparsity of the thing I still think
> it is an excellent choice for a tiling WM.
I wish to try it out! :)
Regards, Paul Csanyi