[ardour-dev] Re: fastest / leightweight Window Manager

andy news4 at earthsong.free-online.co.uk
Wed Sep 1 12:24:32 PDT 2004

On Wed, 01 Sep 2004 07:12:46 -0700, gf wrote:

> Which window manager consumes minimal CPU and memory resources?
> Which one is the most advisable for working with low latency?
> I use KDE for its great functionality but it eats memory like crazy
> and when changing from one jack client to another, a get too many xruns.
> I also use TWM, which is extremely leightweight, but its very annoying.
> To resize a window you have to click on a specific point and it doesn't
> have
> the maximize feature. Its really fast though.
> So, what do you think?

afterstep is quite lightweight (not the lightest, but much better than
kde), and nice to use.


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