FluxBox install

Oscar monotux at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 08:57:58 UTC 2005


On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 17:53:28 -0700 (PDT)
AA <asokanon at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello, I have a slightly older, slightly slower pc
> that is running ubuntu.  I am wondering if it is
> possible to install/replace gnome with fluxbox as the
> window manager?  Can I just do an apt-get install
> fluxbox, or use synaptic or something?
> Thanks in advance, 
> SMH

Fluxbox uses more RAM than metacity.

If you want something really cheap on RAM, use fvwm (not even my eyecandy overflowed fvwm desktop uses more than 1% RAM), but fvwm might be a bit tough to setup when you aren't used to it :)

Good luck!
Oscar
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