[linux-audio-user] suggested Window Manager good for audio?

Mark Knecht mknecht at controlnet.com
Wed Feb 18 17:21:27 EST 2004

Kent, Gary wrote:
> Hi:	
> 	Hope this isn't off topic for this list.  Would someone be
> willing to suggest a Window Manager that would work well with a Linux
> audio box using the Planet CCRMA images?  I have used the Gnome and KDE
> environments and just have come to feel that they are too bloated for
> what I'm trying to do.  
> 	Does using a Window Manager instead of a full-blown desktop such
> as Gnome mean that I can have more audio processing power since I am
> giving up graphics overhead?  
> 	I am trying out fvwm and it is pretty sparse, but was wondering
> what others might suggest as best for audio?
> Many thanks, 
> gk

    I won't say best, but I very much like fluxbox. Not bloated at all, 
but does require a bit of tweaking in the menu and theme areas to make 
it feel really good.

Have fun!

- Mark

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