[RDD] Windows manager
rivendelluk at ntlworld.com
Mon Nov 26 17:07:19 EST 2012
On 26 November 2012 21:43, Cowboy <curt at cwf1.com> wrote:
> On Monday 26 November 2012 04:21:29 pm Rivendell Steve wrote:
> > The studio playout PC is running debian wheezy. Can anyone recommend a
> > suitable windows manager? If it makes any difference I'm running with two
> > touch screen displays.
> > This is only for playout, there's a seperate PC for email, etc.
> What does Debian provide these days as "standard" ?
> It was Debian that introduced me to both TWM and FVWM.
> These days, Slackware, but still FVWM.
> Light weight, and extensible. ( twm is a tad too lightweight, but
> quite serviceable )
> FVWM can be as minimal as you like, or considerably more.
> Far FAR less resource intense than KDE. I've not played with Gnome.
> Most of the others fall somewhere between FVWM and KDE.
> Because of the way KDE apps communicate, KDE is somewhat more
> resource intense than Microsoft Windows, or so it appears.
Thanks guys, both FVWM and fluxbox are available on debian ;)
My currrent WM installed on debian wheezy is metacity under gnome.
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