Debian wheezy netinstall, openbox only on the netbook. Rox pinboard, tint2.Cause of the small screen everything opens maximized and undecorated. Demaximizing, decorating and simple dual pane tiling controled from tint (those 4 icons on the top left). Deceivingly simple bulletless menu. Quite packed though. Boots around 50 Mb. Simple and fast.
What? That transparency? Sure. Compton.
now working ( theme problem #184])
12.04 with a little Awesome and a bit of conky.
"The Linux philosophy is laugh in the face of danger. Oops. Wrong one. Do it yourself. That's it." --Linus Torvalds
openSUSE tumbleweed with KDE 4.10, and Docky: