Stephen Gran on 14 Jun 2006 13:53:54 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Xfce really slow (Ubuntu)

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 08:23:04AM -0400, Toby DiPasquale said:
> All,
> I just switched from Fluxbox to Xfce on my Linux laptop (IBM Thinkpad T41,
> 1.7GHz, 1GB RAM, ATi Radeon Mobility 9000) and its running _really_ slow.
> Direct Rendering is enabled (found via glxinfo), so that's not the issue.
> I am using kdm as the login manager right now (legacy from when I was
> running KDE). I tried turning anti-aliasing and hinting off and it
> rendered even slower than it does now, so I reenabled them. Is anyone else
> having this kind of issue? I couldn't find much on Google about this
> problem, so I wanted to see what PLUG thought about it. Below is some
> pertinent info about my system. If I missed something pertinent, let me
> know.
> P.S. I am running Ubuntu 5.10 "Breezy Badger", up to date on packages,
> stock kernel and Xfce 4.2.2 with 6.8.2-77.1.
> puma:~> cat /proc/cpuinfo
> cpu MHz         : 598.039

Is your userspace cpu throttler working?  Does your MHz increase when
compiling something, for instance?
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