Re: NewsTicker Can Cause CPU Usage
On Tuesday 09 April 2002 19:37, Robert Tilley wrote:
> I must express a heartfelt thanks to all of the list members who replied to
> my call for help.
> Following some testing on my system, it was discovered that the KDE
> NewsTicker (which runs in the Panel) was to blame for hoarding CPU
> I have my main Panel running at the top of my screen and a child Panel at
> the bottom. On the child Panel is an instance of the applet "NewsTicker".
> While I was running NewsTicker, I noticed an increase in CPU usage (from
> GKrellm) to about 100%. I did not immediately connect the two events but
> when I removed the ticker applet the CPU usage (again in GKrellm) dropped
> to about 1%.
Do you have anti-aliasing fonts ON in KDE? It slows down my box at least.
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