[K12OSN] new splash screen for K12ltsp

Huck dhuckaby at paasda.org
Thu Apr 8 21:21:20 UTC 2004

Along this line...is there a generally accepted method of figuring out
How much bandwidth is used by each windowsmanager?
For some labs bandwidth might not be an issue and for others I might
need every little bit I can scrounge.


-----Original Message-----
From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com] On
Behalf Of Petre Scheie
Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2004 1:59 PM
To: cwagnon at redbugmail.k12.ar.us; Support list for opensource software
in schools.
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] new splash screen for K12ltsp

What's the difference between IceWM and IceWM Lite?  And more important,
can I find a screenshot of the Lite version?


Caleb Wagnon wrote:
> Richard K. Ingalls said:
>>Nice photo.  Did you take it?  Very nice touch (the red hat with the 
>>b/w child).  I'm curious, does KDE eat up any more/less bandwidth than

> YES.....more =)
>>I've only used the default gnome destkop and am playing with the idea 
>>of IceWM and KDE, etc...
> Ice is *the* way to go for speed and bandwidth conservation. Mind you 
> I'm not saying I think everyone needs to go to ice and everything else

> sucks....but in implementations where your concerned with your 
> server/network load you should run icewm rather than gnome or kde. I 
> think gnome has actually gotten a little better but still in the whole

> scheme of things I would rank bandwidth hogs by: KDE (biggest), gnome 
> (not as big), iceWM (light), iceWM Lite (super light.

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