[mythtv-users] Which Window Manager?
directhex at apebox.org
Thu Aug 25 08:57:56 UTC 2005
shadestalker at gmail.com wrote:
>On 8/24/05, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
>>Nes Yarug wrote:
>>>Please don't take this as a start for a flame war between Gnome and
>>>KDE. I'd just like to know which Window Manager plays best with
>>>MythTV. Most how-tos (what is the plural for that anyway :) seem to
>>>favor KDE? Or is it possible to run MythTV without a Window Manager?
>>I use fluxbox. Much lighter than KDE. I think you can run twm even if
>>you want or without a window manager too.
>I second the fluxbox nomination. At least use something similarly
>lightweight. If you want to run in 512M or so of RAM, you don't want
>gnome or kde cluttering your system with things you simply don't need
>for a myth box.
XFCE 4.2 is the only WM of those I tried which didn't have some focus
problems - things like flux were 'mostly' OK, but nothing else wanted to
put VLC on top and focused when playing DVDs
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