Window Managers - page 3
Beware of Memory and Disk UseYou should be aware of the heavy memory and CPU utilization most of these window managers take. Linux will run quite fine on old hardware but something like KDE needs a modern machine with lots of RAM to run properly. They also use a lot of disk space with Icons, Themes and other graphical embellishments. On an older machine it is better to run something like FVWM, Window Maker or even TWM.
Links of InterestGNOME is the GNU Network Object Model Environment. This project intends to build a user-friendly desktop based entirely on free software. It is not a window manager in itself but co-opts with window managers. See fvwm2gnome for instance.
XwwChooser is an application designed to ease the switching of window managers in X windows.
Solid state disks (SSDs) made a splash in consumer technology, and now the technology has its eyes on the enterprise storage market. Download this eBook to see what SSDs can do for your infrastructure and review the pros and cons of this potentially game-changing storage technology.
- 1Linux Top 3: Linux Mint Olivia, Fedora 19's Cat and Ubuntu's Mission Accomplished Moment
- 2Linux Top 3: Linux 3.10 Goes Long, Linux 3.11 Advances as LXDE Merges
- 3Why Linux is Super (Computing)
- 4Linux Top 3: GNOME 3.12 and New Betas for Ubuntu 14.04 and OpenMandriva Lx 2014.0
- 5Linux 3.10 Improves Multi-tasking and SSD Caching