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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Disturbing Performance

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  • andy
    ... I have the same problems, I use KDE2 I always figured it was KDE, (GAIM works great, Mozilla, the valentines day nightly build, is slow to start up, as
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 15, 2002
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      On Friday 15 February 2002 06:54 am, you wrote:
      > I just noticed my computer doing the same thing. mozilla takes a few extra
      > seconds before any activity is heard or seen, and gaim does the same.
      > E-term is the most noticible actually. when it first starts up it loads the
      > border and just a black screen. after about 5 secionds the prompt and
      > transparency shows up. the e-term lag doesn't have anything to do with the
      > desktop watching transparency because it was working fine until recently.
      > it seems whenever i get settled into my system, it does this. i thought it
      > was just me and a malconfigured system.
      >

      I have the same problems, I use KDE2 I always figured it was KDE, (GAIM
      works great, Mozilla, the valentines day nightly build, is slow to start up,
      as usual. I have gotten used to it... but also the KDE desktop is slooooow in
      loading up these days :\ any way to find out wtf it is doing?

      Thanx.
      --Andrew
      >
      > From: "u982008" <u982008@...>
      >
      > >Reply-To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      > >To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Disturbing Performance
      > >Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 10:39:17 -0000
      > >
      > >Hello, hopefully someone out there could help me with this.
      > >Usually, Redhat Linux 7.2 is much snappier and quicker than Windows
      > >ME residing on the other drive of my I8100. However, lately some
      > >applications have been a bit hesitant to start up when called. For
      > >example, When I would click on either Konqueror or Gaim, it would be
      > >like minutes before they would decide to start up. But as they are
      > >starting up, it is quick as usual. It is as if some gremlin is
      > >telling the computer to wait a certain number of minutes before
      > >actually executing the code to start the program. Mozilla seems
      > >super slow in starting up. I click on Mozilla and it takes 10's of
      > >minutes before it decides to start up. I often wonder if it would
      > >ever decide to start up.
      > >
      > >Anyone else experience this? How should I go about identifying the
      > >problem and solving it? I don't this this is normal behavior of my
      > >system.
      > >
      > >Geoffe
      >
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