Re: light weight desktop for browsing
On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 08:57:27PM -0500, Joel Ewy wrote:
> For what it's worth, fvwm would probably still fall under the category of
> a Window Manager rather than a full-blown desktop environment like KDE or
> Gnome. But yes, it does do pretty well on low-resource computers. I
> still use fvwm-95 on an old '486 laptop with 20M RAM running RedHat 5.1
> and I suspect it would also be a good choice on a '68k machine.
I am using fvwm on my 2GHz Athlon and P4 machines with 1GB RAM each. Do you
have to switch to a memory wasting wm once you have a faster machine? fvwm
rocks, unfortunately the current version in testing does not like my config
anymore that I started writing 10 years ago. So maybe I have to switch to
gnome, which already can do a few things, that fvwm can do, or start reading
about what changed in the new versions. Until I decide, I am keeping an old
fvwm version around.