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Old 06-25-2002, 09:56 PM   #1
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Efficient Desktop Enviorments


Im on a 133 with 80 megs of ram which will be handed over to a local school in august. Im on the look out for a fast, efficient desktop enviorment to power this low end machine. I've tried xfce and it's nice but I would like to get something more windows looking so converting the teacher and her students wont be a problem at all. fvm95 er something is a name of one of them but i don't know the name to properly search for it.

Any ideas on a fast, minimal desktop? I like the taskbar/icons setup,. No need for multi desktops.

Ben
 
Old 06-25-2002, 11:33 PM   #2
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Try IceWm.

fvm95 would work as well, but it is kind of old and perhaps too lightweight. Try them both and you decide.
 
Old 06-26-2002, 12:49 AM   #3
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There's always fluxbox and blackbox, but they dont look to much like Windows.
 
Old 06-26-2002, 03:21 AM   #4
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Enlightenment.....

And umm.. Enlightenment...

Actually, besides what they suggested above.. WindowMaker is always a choice too..
 
Old 06-26-2002, 10:02 AM   #5
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Yes I know, I love Enlightenment and Fluxbox too, but bkeating
wanted something that looks like Win9x. These don't.
 
Old 06-26-2002, 11:08 AM   #6
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What's the point then, If I want a desktop looking like Win9x, I'll install Win9x...
 
Old 06-26-2002, 11:12 AM   #7
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As suggested try IceWM and there is a theme i found somewhere that will make it look almost like windows 95 (no icons tho), i think it's what you're looking for
Hope that helps
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