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Old 08-04-2007, 05:16 PM   #1
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Which one Lighter&faster between Openbox and Pekwm ??


Openbox or Pekwm, comparison between speed and light to the memory ?
(with "regular" theme)

Has someone more information ? thank you
 
Old 08-05-2007, 07:23 AM   #2
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Just out of interest, I made a few quick comparisons on my system. Just having the WM and chbg (for wallpaper) running on desktop.
Allocated ram right after reboot, as reported by 'free':
Code:
Pekwm ...........48 MB
Openbox .........47 MB
IceWM ...........46 MB
Fluxbox .........46 MB
Openbox+FB panel 52 MB
No big differences there..
 
Old 08-06-2007, 07:52 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by PMorph
Just out of interest, I made a few quick comparisons on my system. Just having the WM and chbg (for wallpaper) running on desktop.
Allocated ram right after reboot, as reported by 'free':
Code:
Pekwm ...........48 MB
Openbox .........47 MB
IceWM ...........46 MB
Fluxbox .........46 MB
Openbox+FB panel 52 MB
No big differences there..
I am impressed since openbox appears running faster than icewm for me.
Openbox .........47 MB
IceWM ...........46 MB

Did you note that pekwm can make much nicer themes than openbox, even mac os x is possible & complex themes.
Pekwm looks to be nicest one for lowest wm.

Icewm is quite slow for me.

what you think about this ?

Regards

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Isnt there a much quicker theme changer for icewm ?


Is there (brightside kind of ) workspace edge=0 for icewm ??

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Old 08-06-2007, 11:23 AM   #4
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Did you note that pekwm can make much nicer themes than openbox, even mac os x is possible & complex themes.
Well, I really haven't looked at theming yet (I just installed openbox and pekwm for the first time to try them out).
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Icewm is quite slow for me.
I didn't notice any difference between Openbox and IceWM. Not yet anyways.. it could be because of my limited experience with Openbox..
In which kind of situations do you notice the difference? When accessing the desktop menus? It looks like Openbox isn't using gtk for drawing them(?) so maybe there could be some difference.
 
Old 08-06-2007, 05:44 PM   #5
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With using the icewm and openbox during 2-4 hours, with full of xterm, apps, on all workspaces.

Theming with pekwn is really nice, comp. to openbox, so complexe theming pekwm even. Can we get help some icewm, pekwm, and openbox fans from others, to help us ?

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