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Date:      Mon, 25 Sep 2006 15:15:54 -0700
From:      Gary Kline <kline@sage.thought.org>
To:        Gary Kline <kline@sage.thought.org>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: some apps very slow under Gnome
Message-ID:  <20060925221554.GA42110@thought.org>
In-Reply-To: <20060924210500.GA34045@thought.org>
References:  <20060924210500.GA34045@thought.org>

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On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 02:05:00PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> 	Guys,
> 
> 	This may/may not prove the superiority of BSD over the Linux 
> 	kernel, dunno.   Maybe you can help me figure out what I
> 	need to tune; or (*sob*) lighten  my load on ethos.  
> 
> 	I've got three of the 4 default workspaces full of apps.
> 	Mostly xterms or "gnome-terminals".  I have 1G RAM, a huge 
> 	disk, a 2800 AMD chip, yet realplay is *very* slow to respond.
> 	It's time-counter changes only ever 8 seconds and when I 
> 	cover part or all, it takes several seconds to fill back in.
> 
> 	Is this a bug in xorg or in realplay or what?  Last night I
> 	closed realplay and began having similar problems with one of the
> 	terminals.  I have run CTWM for years so am used to a lightweight
> 	wm.  I haven't checked to see if gnome/kde-LITE are available.
> 	That may be the problem.
> 
> 	I am reluctant to post this to the ubuntuforums because I've 
> 	already asked enough idiot questions ...  (Sure, I do the
> 	same here, but I know you guys:-)
> 
> 	I could close all my xterms and see, but it took hours to get 
> 	things configured just the way I  want!
> 

	Well, he said, replying to his ownpost, the trouble/(bug??)
	was in the "Windows" click-on in the gnome-config apps.  
	I had the proper selection.   It jst never responded until
	I clicked an un-clicked....

-- 
   Gary Kline     kline@thought.org   www.thought.org     Public service Unix




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