Looking for a new X windows System, what is your favorite?
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Just for the record, you aren't talking about installing a new X window system. You're talking about installing a new desktop environment/window manager which will run on top of X.
If Gnome is too slow for your computer, you might want to try out Windowmaker. It's very, very fast, super customizable and pretty easy to get the hang of. I've heard good things about Fluxbox, but I have no personal experience with it.
Originally posted by kilgoretrout Icewm is pretty fast. Give your system specs(processor and amount of ram). That will give everyone a better idea of what you have to work with and whether the slowness might be due to something else.
Yea, IceWM is super fast, but I never really liked it... It just didn't click with me as much as Windowmaker did.