Re: CDE Window Manager for Linux

From: Dave Uhring (
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 to see what other WMs are available.