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Re: light weight desktop for browsing

On Wed, 2004-08-25 at 00:10 +0200, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> 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.

What are your primary apps?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
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