Re: CDE Window Manager for Linux

From: Dave Uhring (daveuhring_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 03/22/05


Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 21:34:36 -0600

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 18:36:19 -0800, Ian East wrote:

> Probably the main reason is that I'm so used to AIX and CDE and these
> foofy Linux window managers are using up too much resources on my
> machine. Some of the lightweight ones I'm not really that impressed
> with but I guess I'm probalby biased. There are a couple of apps and
> some development that require linux so I'm kind of stuck there.

GNOME and KDE both consume an inordinate amount of resources, as does
XFCE-4. FVWM can be customized to almost any extent you desire yet it
still remains very conservative in its resource requirements. Perhaps you
should visit http://xwinman.org/ to see what other WMs are available.