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Re: [S.u.S.E. Linux] why fvwm2 anyway ??
- From: pbleser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Pascal Bleser)
- Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 00:06:30 +0200
- Message-id: <01bd7df2$37693000$36320a0a@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
what about ICEwm ?
is it good ?
nice design ?
never saw a screenshot :-(
/nick SuSE52 on #linux (IRCnet)
root on www.student.prov-liege.be
From: Michael Lankton <satan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Date: mardi 12 mai 1998 23:55
Subject: Re: [S.u.S.E. Linux] why fvwm2 anyway ??
>This is from a p200mmx with 64mbs ram running only an xterm running top:
>Blackbox 1.4%memory usage
>These numbers really don't mean a thing, I was just curious after reading
>thread all day long. I use WindowMaker as my primary window manager, and I
>believe the memory usage it displayed was a little high because of
>pixmap usage on my part. E has never claimed to not eat memory or cpu, and
>more of both while it was running, but I was a little shocked by how much
>used. In all fairness, kde is a collection of applications running
>and not a single app like most window managers. I use Icewm as root, and
>have to say that it "feels" faster than any of the others, but the
>between how it runs vs. fvwm2, afterstep, or WindowMaker is splitting
>Mike Hostetler wrote:
>> > I like fvwm because of the ease of configuration and low resource
>> > drain. I have not seen a WM that proves to be less resource (RAM,
>> > swap space, hard disk space) intensive than fvwm. Maybe Blackbox
>> > would?
>> I have found fvwm2 to be even less of a resource drain then fvwm1.
>> The rc file is different, though.
>> - mikeh
>> || Mike Hostetler || || <A HREF="http://www.binary.net/thehaas"><A HREF="http://www.binary.net/thehaas</A">http://www.binary.net/thehaas</A</A>>
>> || email1: mhostetl@xxxxxxxxxxx || || email2: thehaas@xxxxxxxxxx
>> || `When you say "I wrote a program that crashed Windows", people just
>> || stare at you blankly and say "Hey, I got those with the system,
>> || *for free*".' - Linus Torvalds
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