[NH LoCo] Running linux without Gnome/KDE

Arc Riley arcriley at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 17:52:09 GMT 2010

Try XUbuntu; http://www.xubuntu.org/

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Susan Cragin <susancragin at earthlink.net>wrote:

> CrunchBang looks like a great distro.
> However, am worried that it has been abandoned. The download is for Jaunty,
> and no indications that it can be upgraded to Karmic / Lucid.
> Shows experiments upgrading to Karmic, with some broken packages.
> -----Martin Message-----
> Check out Crunch Bang, a repackaged distro of Ubuntu.  It features a light
> weight window manager, and designed to be conducive to the keyboard...easy
> to define hot keys, etc....
> Martin
> Sent from my Droid
> On Feb 11, 2010 9:23 AM, "Susan Cragin" <susancragin at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I want to run without Gnome or KDE, with just a bare-bones windows manager
> that can be configured to open up with, say, four terminals running and the
> ability to tab between them.
> I can get to xterm from the Ubuntu logon. Can I involk, say, Fluxbox from
> there, and will it do what I want?
> I've figured out a cool way to run Linux using only screen and
> terminal-based programs, and I'd like to give it a whirl.
> Susan
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