[CentOS] Light-weight window manager, recommendations

Sat Aug 5 10:00:49 UTC 2017
hw <hw at gc-24.de>

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> So, I've mentioned that I've got an original netbook, circa 2009, and I'm
> going to put CentOS on it. 32 bit. Not huge disk, old Atom processor, not
> tons of memory. Any recommendations for a light-weight window manager?
> Before I went to KDE, I used fvwm2, and all I'm going to do is use it to
> read webmail and browse, read news, etc, so I don't need a lot.


There is no better WM anyway.

Other than that, i3.  It´s a tiled WM, so may take some getting used to,
yet it might be ideal for your purpose.  They even react kindly to bug
reports and feature requests.