XFCE vs ICEWM

Yannick Le Saint (kyncani) y.lesaint at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 09:46:44 UTC 2005


On Sun, 2005-07-17 at 23:28 -0400, Ben Novack wrote:
> On 7/17/05, Colin McDermott <colmcd at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> > On Firefox and web browsers. I would like to know of real lightweight alternatives. It's bad to say, but Opera is looking close to the best useable alternative.
> As for web browsing, there's always dillo. It's amazingly fast, but
> the rendering isn't nearly as pretty as other browsers and it can't
> handle https - for example, gmail. But it's a 350k executable, and if
> you want something truly lightweight, it's a good chioce.

  Epiphany is lighter than firefox and will handle rendering very well.
Nothing like dillo's memory footprint though.
I would advise against opera as _the_ official "lubuntu" browser (it's
not gpl).

-- 
Yannick Le Saint (kyncani) <y.lesaint at gmail.com>
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