KDE: What a monster!

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Jan 24 02:40:16 PST 2009

>  cd /usr/ports/x11-wm/evilwm && make install clean
> Can't beat a window manager with a  binary size of 29k and a resident
> memory footprint under 2MB.  No window decorations, leaving lots of room

memory footprint is much lower actually. you probably looked at "RSS" in 
top. but it shows everything that is resident, but say C library and X11 
library is shared!

> for xterms.  Launch everything via script or shell alias.  Very keyboard
> driven.

i must look. i currently use fvwm2 with my own config removing all 
decorations, window frames and with keyboard shortcuts (ALT-F*) to switch 

> If only I could find a terminal program that was smaller than "rxvt" I'd be
> happy.
> I feel your pain on the bloated software phenomenom.  That's the pain of

me too. but with my config i can easily do everything on 256MB RAM without 
mostly using swap

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