Subject: Re: X & xterm on low-mem machine
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/20/2001 19:14:16
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > is there some xterm replacement consuming less memory.
> rxvt, version 2.6.1, is a colour vt102 terminal emulator
> intended as an xterm(1) replacement for users who do not
> require features such as Tektronix 4014 emulation and
> toolkit-style configurability. As a result, rxvt uses
> much less swap space -- a significant advantage on a
> machine serving many X sessions.
> (from manual page)
thank you - i will try...
> > is there some memory-tuning option for X server (3.3.6, XF86_SVGA) so all
> > will work better on 8MB machine.
> I don't know about this (but I am interested).
> You may want to use a small window manager like blackbox.
does it consume less than fvwm2 (minimally configured!)?