Re: Switch from Gnome to KDE...
On March 4, 2003 07:35 pm, Matthias Hentges wrote:
> Am Die, 2003-03-04 um 18.40 schrieb Ron Johnson:
> > On Tue, 2003-03-04 at 09:08, Matthias Hentges wrote:
> > > Am Die, 2003-03-04 um 02.08 schrieb Carla Schroder:
> > > > On Monday 03 March 2003 04:26 pm, Hall Stevenson wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > All previous encounters with KDE were less than acceptable for
> > > me.
> > >
> > > But now with 3.1 i have to say "WOW" ( and a mighty big WOW at
> > > that!) This thing is *fast*. I'm running it on display :1 on a
> > > 600er Celeron with a mere 256MB of RAM with WindowMaker and
> > > *lots* of open programs on display 0.
> > >
> > > No more sluggishness of Konqueror. This thing responds faster
> > > than Windows (which in the case of KDE never has been the case
> > > before).
> > >
> > > I've heard of KDE 3.1 being now more responsive but i would
> > > never have guessed such a huge improvement.
> > Are you using the binaries from SID, or did you get the SID
> > source and install in sarge?
> No, i'm using the KDE.org binaries under Woody.
You have some more speed improvements coming your way. The KDE in SID
is compiled with GCC3.2 which should a bit faster still. Especially
in loading times. I didn't think the KDE.org binaries were
particularily fast but I really noticed the difference with the SID