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View Poll Results: What Window Manager do you recommend for speed?
KDE 4 14.29%
GNOME 4 14.29%
Enlightenment 5 17.86%
Blackbox 8 28.57%
Fluxbox 12 42.86%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 28. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-04-2002, 12:34 AM   #1
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What Window Manager do you recommend for speed?


Huzzah!
 
Old 06-04-2002, 04:49 AM   #2
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if you're looking for speed then i recommend fluxbox, it's the one i'm using right now, after trying with enlightenment, kde, gnome, sawfish, blackbox (from which fluxbox derives), wmaker and many more smaller WM :-).

Fluxbox is the best one as regards speed/usability

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Old 06-04-2002, 06:28 AM   #3
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On my IBM Thinkpad, with only 96mb of mem & 2gb HD, Fluxbox is the perfect solution for it...once the laptop is booted, i'm on my desktop maybe within 10 seconds!
 
Old 06-04-2002, 06:38 AM   #4
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i usually don't use any of the window managers as it is. i enter to x-server using xinit command and runs the applicatons whatever i want. most of the applications i used are provided by kde
 
Old 06-04-2002, 06:58 AM   #5
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so where can i get Flux Box
I searched in google but found no sites providing dowload
 
Old 06-04-2002, 07:07 AM   #6
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that's a pretty weak list. where are:

windowmaker
aewm
aewm++
golom
twm
fvwm
fvwm2
fvwm92
waimea
mwm
icewm
xfce
cde

and a thousand others?

Last edited by acid_kewpie; 06-04-2002 at 07:09 AM.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 07:08 AM   #7
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was your computer turned on when you searched?
http://www.google.com/search?q=fluxbox

well obiviously kde and gnome are totally out of the window, and blackbox IS fluxbox... so that's basically a choice of two left...
 
Old 06-04-2002, 08:16 AM   #8
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WINDOWMAKER ! !

 
Old 06-04-2002, 09:16 AM   #9
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i found some links and installed fluxbox. it is just like twm or windowmaker
nothing more
 
Old 06-04-2002, 01:44 PM   #10
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windowmaker
Small, fast and looks good.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 01:51 PM   #11
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KDE is sloooooooooooooooooooooooooooow but very usable. If you have 128MB+ of RAM then you might want to install KDE for the heck of it. If you don't like it, you can always run your other (favorite) window manager
 
Old 06-04-2002, 01:57 PM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by sakeeb
i found some links and installed fluxbox. it is just like twm or windowmaker
nothing more
Quote:
The evening arrived; the boys took their places. The master, in his cook's uniform, stationed himself at the copper; his pauper assistants ranged themselves behind him; the gruel was served out; and a long grace was said over the short commons. The gruel disappeared; the boys whispered each other, and winked at Oliver; while his next neighbours nudged him. Child as he was, he was desperate with hunger, and reckless with misery. He rose from the table; and advancing to the master, basin and spoon in hand, said: somewhat alarmed at his own temerity:

"Please, sir, I want some more."

The master was a fat, healthy man; but he turned very pale. He gazed in stupefied astonishment on the small rebel for some seconds, and then clung for support to the copper. The assistants were paralysed with wonder; the boys with fear.

"What!" said the master at length, in a faint voice.

"Please, sir," replied Oliver, "I want some more."

The master aimed a blow at Oliver's head with the ladle; pinioned him in his arms; and shrieked aloud for the beadle.

The board were sitting in solemn conclave, when Mr. Bumble rushed into the room in great excitement, and addressing the gentleman in the high chair, said,

"Mr. Limbkins, I beg your pardon, sir! Oliver Twist has asked for more!"
is it a bad thing that it doesn't do more? that's the wholel point of being lightweight. it's how you do it, not what you do... blackbox does everything i want.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 02:10 PM   #13
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Since when are KDE and Gnome window managers?

The WM I would recomend would depend on a number of factors, when you get to the small ones there isn't really a whole lot of difference in speed so which you use would depend on other factors.
 
Old 06-04-2002, 07:40 PM   #14
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Quote:
Originally posted by acid_kewpie
that's a pretty weak list. where are:

windowmaker
aewm
aewm++
golom
twm
fvwm
fvwm2
fvwm92
waimea
mwm
icewm
xfce
cde

and a thousand others?
Out of those listed in the poll
 
Old 06-05-2002, 12:58 AM   #15
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Fluxbox. I'm using it right now. Great speed.
 
  


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