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Re: Small xorg?

On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 9:49 PM, Sthu Deus <sthu.deus@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good time of the day, Patrick.
> You worte:
>> Any recommendations for a small, compact version of X (limited
>> features OK) for an old Thinkpad 240X -- max RAM 192MB (design limit.
>>  won't take more.  tried.), 500MHz P3, 800x600 screen--to install
>> Squeeze on?  I'm running Etch and XFCE on it currently.  Want to see
>> if I can install a supported version of Debian with a small window
>> manager without the bloat of a full size X.
>> I really like this notebook for travel--what I got it for originally
>> before netbooks existed.  Great keyboard--I do a lot of typing.
>>  Don't want to put it in a closet to gather dust.  Waste not, want
>> not. ;-)
> You assuredly can! - I used current Debian w/ LXDE on P-I ! w/ same RAM
> size as Yours and HDD of 40 GB.
> Sthu.

You can go even further, with no DE (desktop environment) at all.
Just plain WM (window manager), such as fluxbox (the one I prefer),
blackbox (the one used by default on LXDE), fvwm2, etc...  Some other
tiling WMs are also available such as xmonad...


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