Re: extremely slow KDE/Gnome
Thanks. As it happens, the problem was with the package 'dhcp3-client'
and not with either KDE or Gnome. On the day I got ADSL, I started
using dhcp with a router, I downloaded a lot of packages including
dhclient and then the unbearably slow logins began.
After uninstalling a lot of KDE and Gnome I found that
login was hanging for several minutes with other window managers and
also found that typing into search fields like google or
user/password fields for web mail, also caused the browser to hang.
I don't understand why it was doing this, but uninstalling dhcp3-client
and switching to 'pump' has fixed it.
anyone got an explanation for this?
On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 05:43:22PM +0200, Francois Taiani wrote:
> Hi Joss,
> do you see anything particular in your ~/.gnome-errors? This might help
> track your problem to its cause. You can also try to see if any
> particular messages are logged during your logging in using something
> "grep -hr 'May 12 17:3' * | sort | uniq | less"
> in the directory /var/log as root. (You have to change 'May 12 17:3' to
> some time range in which the problem appeared.)
> Good luck
> On Sun, 2003-05-11 at 01:06, Joss Winn wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Since running apt-get update/upgrade yesterday, both gnome and kde
> > are extremely slow to start - almost non functional - after the first login.
> > Is anyone else experiencing this? I was running mainly gnome but
> > also installed most of kde 3.1.1 at this time and wonder if it is
> > something the kde install has affected.
> > it's made the GUI system a real pain. 2D acceleration is fine but
> > login takes up to 5 minutes and some apps and preference settings
> > take several minutes, too.
> > cheers
> > Joss
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