Also, most standalone window managers don't rely on a widget toolkit, instead rendering their own graphics and interfacing directly with the X Window System libraries. This helps to keep their RAM consumption to a minimum.
We're using Ubuntu 8.10 for this article, and we'll show you the commands you'll need to install three great WMs via the internet. Click Applications > Accessories > Terminal (in Gnome) to enter the commands. Then, after installing, log out and click Options > Select Session to choose the WM that runs when you log in. Let's go!
This package contains everything you need to make a usplash theme,
including an example
How to create usplash themes
Usplash in its current incarnation allows for simple and advanced themes. I'll
start with explaining the basics of a theme and will introduce the more advanced
topics later. I do assume that the reader has basic C programming knowledge and
knows what a Makefile is for…