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by mrneilypops
Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Openbox v DWM graphics performance.
Replies: 0
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Openbox v DWM graphics performance.

I was quite impressed with Openbox performance on Raspian. Quite snappy response and no major graphics complaints. So I thought I would test DWM window manager as I know it is very lightweight in terms of RAM usage. The graphics performance is to my surprise worse than Openbox :( Standard tiling use...
by mrneilypops
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:44 am
Forum: Arch
Topic: Super lightweight applications
Replies: 8
Views: 6833

Re: Super lightweight applications

Just received my Pi and looking forward to trying Arch on it. I am going to try and recreate what I have running on Crunchbang right now. RAM @ +/-70MB idle. I will be using DWM window manager; http://dwm.suckless.org/ File manager (hard to choose here); rox-filer; http://roscidus.com/desktop/ROX-Fi...
by mrneilypops
Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is hard float?
Replies: 7
Views: 19992

Re: What is hard float?

@rurwin
@mahjongg

Thank you for your input.
I think I get the basic idea now.
by mrneilypops
Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What is hard float?
Replies: 7
Views: 19992

What is hard float?

Can someone give an explanation of 'hard float' in simple terms?
From what I understand arm based processors function more effectively using hard float...
But how does this work?

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