[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Very slim Desktop Manager

On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 17:50:45 +0100, Jochen Schulz (ml@well-adjusted.de) wrote: 

> Sarunas Burdulis:
> > 
> > Would you care to elaborate? Running Xorg/xinit and an X app is pretty
> > austere without window controls... not that it's useless, of course. Or
> > did you mean something else?
> I guess he meant that desktop manager is a program like xdm, gdm or kdm
> (guess why all of them are named *dm. :)). It sounds like you don't need
> a DM at all but a window manager. My suggestion: try IceWM or one of the
> tiling WMs (awesome, ion and ratpoison are some examples).

I can confirm that IceWM worked well for me with a 64MB laptop,
admittedly with a P266 processor, running Lenny as recently as six months
ago.  Even Iceweasel ran fine, albeit it was somewhat slow to load

Bob Cox.  Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
Registered user #445000 with the Linux Counter - http://counter.li.org/

Reply to: