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Topic: What's the lightest desktop environment?

Just a simple question.

What's the lightest desktop environment available for Hyperbola Linux (and soon BSD),
in terms of resource usage (CPU, RAM, etc.)?

At the moment, I'm convinced IceWM is the lightest but I wonder if there's anything else that's even lighter?

Thanks.

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Re: What's the lightest desktop environment?

You can try jwm or dwm. smile

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Re: What's the lightest desktop environment?

burhen42 wrote:

Just a simple question.

What's the lightest desktop environment available for Hyperbola Linux (and soon BSD),
in terms of resource usage (CPU, RAM, etc.)?

At the moment, I'm convinced IceWM is the lightest but I wonder if there's anything else that's even lighter?

Thanks.

Hmm... the lightest window manager might be dwm, the most usable that has a bar for time, date, etc... is i3-wm.
As for desktop environment, that would be lumina desktop.    Hands down.

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Re: What's the lightest desktop environment?

dwm? Guess I'll go for that then.

https://www.slant.co/options/1289/~dwm-review
Although according to the Slant review, it depends on X11 only and Hypberola is ditching it in favor of Xenocara, right?

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Re: What's the lightest desktop environment?

burhen42 wrote:

dwm? Guess I'll go for that then.

https://www.slant.co/options/1289/~dwm-review
Although according to the Slant review, it depends on X11 only and Hypberola is ditching it in favor of Xenocara, right?

Xenocara is an implementation for the X-server and in usage since version 0.3 of Hyperbola. dwm should be functional without any further problems as it is also on OpenBSD (looking here: https://ftp.halifax.rwth-aachen.de/pub/ … s/amd64/). wink

Human being in favor with clear principles and so also for freedom in soft- and hardware!

Certainly anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices: For a life of every being full with peace and kindness, including diversity and freedom. Capitalism is destroying our minds, the planet itself and the universe in the end!