[Scottish] FlameWar: Window managers

Gordon JC Pearce scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed Jan 29 11:46:02 2003

On Wed, 2003-01-29 at 10:54, Colin McKinnon wrote:

> Until I get a new job I ain't going to be upgrading my hardware, so I'm 
> thinking I might just put on a different Window manager (mwm works - but 
> its just so ugly - and I need a launcher and file manager). Any 
> recommendations for something thats easy on the eyes and the hardware?

I use Icewm, which is pretty fast and light.  It looks a bit like a
fairly old (think Deadrat 6 or so) version of Gnome, in many ways.  It's
fairly easily customisable too.  Ideally build it yourself from source -
it's even faster.