Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Jul 2007 22:22 UTC
Window Managers Openbox 3.4.3 has been released. "Openbox is a minimalistic, highly configurable, next generation window manager with extensive standards support. Openbox lets you bring the latest applications outside of a full desktop environment. Most modern applications have been written with GNOME and KDE in mind. With support for the latest freedesktop.org standards, as well as careful adherence to previous standards, Openbox provides an environment where applications work the way they were designed to."
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Minimal Desktops
by marcus0263 on Thu 26th Jul 2007 04:27 UTC
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2007-06-02

With all the bloated eye candy sucking up resources with KDE, Gnome, etc. I've been a fan of minimal Desktops for a while now. I get a wild hair every now and again and take KDE for a spin, hate it. Then I take Gnome for a spin, it's OK. I always end up going back to Fluxbox, the speed, ease of use and the tabbing just simply ROCKS.

Anyway the point is why waste so much system resources on eye candy? A desktop should look good, be very functional and just leave the resources to the application. I'm running an up to date system (AMD64 x2 6000+, 4 Gig RAM, etc.) I just love the speed, functionality and options with the "Box's" desktops!

Cheers -

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