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____/ Homer on Friday 02 Sep 2011 03:08 : \____
> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> LXDE, based on benchmarks I saw, is not light enough.
> Light enough for what?
> Which benchmarks?
> LXDE is just 200 thousand SLOC (including 40 thousand for Openbox):
> Compare that with Gnome @ 8.5 million (including 0.5 million for Gtk):
> KDE @ 5 million (including 3 million for Qt):
> Although the KDE site itself claims the actual SLOC is 6 million even
> without Qt:
> Windows 7 is apparently 50 million SLOC (various sources), although what
> proprotion of that is the actual DE I have no idea. Most of it,
> probably, given that Windows doesn't really include much out-of-the-box.
> Of course if LXDE is still too heavy for you there's always tinywm, at
> just 56 SLOC and 5KB compiled. No that's not a typo ... 56 lines.
I must be thinking of xfce benchmarks. BTW, KDE4 runs OK for me on 5125MB of RAM,
without graphics acceleration. 4.7 should be even faster.
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz (Ph.D. Medical Biophysics), Imaging Researcher
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