Replacing windows XP at home.
joshua.lewis at familyfunzone.net
Wed Jul 26 15:23:35 UTC 2006
I have a hard question to ask and I realize that there are a thousand
answers to this question.
I am replacing my XP system with a FreeBSD 6.1 system. I finished
installing it last night and cvsuped. Now I need to choose a window
There are what seems like hundreds of different WM in the ports
collection and there is no way I will be able to find the time to read
them all and get any kind of good idea on what each one does.
I am hoping a few people form the list could e-mail me what they like
and for what reason.
I want something lean and fast but I want to have my cake and eat it
to because I do want something that is not strait up ugly and is
KDE seems like it is bloated so I was considering Gnome. I have also
been reading about enlightenment and it sounds interesting. I have
looked into Fluxbox and it also seems like it would do the trick.
Would I be better off just going with Gnome or KDE? I realize once I
start installing apps that I will probably wind up installing
something that uses Gnome or KDE libraries so I am going to wind up
bloating my system any ways right?
Thanks for any and all suggestions.
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