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Re: efficiency of windows managers

On 9/27/07, Manu Hack <manuhack@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a general question which I got when trying out different
> windows managers/desktop environments.  When I try to use windowmaker
> (I wanted to make my computer faster as it's getting old), it
> certainly is fast for initialization.  But after that when around
> 10-15 windows are opened and distributed in different workspaces, I
> found moving around different workspaces and windows pretty slow (I
> compared with KDE which I usually use.) and thus I still decided to
> stick with KDE for the moment.  Maybe the comparison is not fair as
> KDE definitely needs longer time to initialize.  But my question is,
> is there a reason for that?
> Thanks.
> Manu

Don't know about windowMaker, but you might try:


You might find some pretty light, and some besides offering lots of
fun and good looking features...  I use fluxbox and a machine with
512M main, and 64M ati-rage is performing pretty well...


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