On Mon, 26 Jul 2004 12:08:03 -0400 Jason Stewart <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 26/07/04 08:45 -0700, DK wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > I just installed FreeBSD v4.10 > > > > I would like to install a basic FAST Windows 2000 like Window > > Manager that "ONLY" has:- Basic FAST GUI > > - MS Notepad like Editor > > - MS Windows Explorer like File Manager > > > > I am setting this up as a test web server with Apache etc... > > > > I want very BASIC Windows like GUI with a GUI Text Editor(NOT VI, > > more like Notepad) to edit configuration files etc AND a Windows > > Explorer like File Manager to move files easily around & from the > > CD(ie. NOT command line stuff!) > > Windows 2000 is not "Basic". If you run twm with xfm or something > similar you will be dissapointed when you compare it to w2k. If you are talking about the front end to it, it is insanely basic, barely configurable, and and does not require much power to pull something off like it. > Fluxbox is a good, extremely lightwieght window manager. It's very > basic, as in no eye candy, but it's nice to older, less powerful > machines. For file managing, you might want to look at gentoo (no, > not the Linux dist.) file manager, tkdesk, or rox-filer. > > > ----------------- > > My System: > > Pentium 200Mhz > > 128MB SDRAM > > 16MB PCI Creative Graphics Blaster Riva TNT > > 10 GIG HD > > ----------------- > > > > I have Windows 2000 installed on the Primary Boot partition & that > > runs VERY fast(compared to FreeBSD + KDE or GNOME) > > > > X11 can be a big hog sometimes. You will not get a window manager > (actually desktop environment) that looks and acts like windows > (i.e. KDE) to run quickly on this type of hardware. I have a PII > 400Mhz with 196MB RAM running fluxbox that performs quite snappy. I > wouldn't dare put gnome or KDE on it though. Actually KDE does more than Explorer has ever done... same for gnome... _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"