Re: Debian 6 64-bit and Openbox: Opinions, Suggestions, Pitfalls.
--- On Tue, 3/1/11, Javier Vasquez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM,
> Patrick Bartek <email@example.com>
> > --- On Mon, 2/28/11, Klistvud <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > ...
> > My reasons for abandoning the desktop environment and
> > going pure Openbox is more philosophical than
> > My current Fedora 12 64-bit system with GNOME runs
> > just fine even with the CPU running most of the time
> > 1/3rd speed. It's just that I abhor the waste of
> > features that serve no purpose other than to impress.
> > Wow! Cooool! At least, with Linux I have a
> > If I were running Windows or OSX . . .
> > B
> FYI, fluxbox might be an alternative for that purpose as
> well (my
> choice), but there are others like fvwm2, pekwm, icewm,
> etc... I use
> fluxbox on coppermine (<=800MHz) , on penryn (2.20 GHz),
> on lemote
> mini-pcs, and it works pretty nice/light on all of them,
> besides being
> good looking if you want it to be, :-)
Considered all those and a few more, but Openbox won out overall. Not the lightest or the most feature rich, but it was the easiest to configure. It was an optimal choice. For my needs anyway.