boot into minimal wm & start mythtv?

Michael Scottaline mscottaline at
Thu Jan 5 11:59:01 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-01-05 at 11:10 +0000, R Kimber wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Jan 2006 21:58:58 -0500
> Matt Price <matt.price at> wrote:
> > eliminate gdm altogether and just boot into the most minimal wm I can
> > find (any suggestions for something quicker than fluxbox?  even that
> > takes many seconds to load!); but I don't really know how to do that
> In my experience, i.e. on my machine, Blackbox loads much faster than
> Fluxbox.  You need to run a default session and load Blackbox from
> your .xsession file.
Ratpoison, wmii, and ion are all significantly quicker to load (and
carry a much smaller footprint) than either flux or blackbox.  On the
other hand they like the features and eye candy of these two smallish
wm.  They are worth looking at however.  Just google for them and take a
look at each site for your self.

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