Kubuntu 6.10 and performance (speed).

Mitch Thompson mitchthompson at satx.rr.com
Wed Nov 15 11:57:47 UTC 2006

Serg B. wrote:
> I installed 6.10 the other day to see how it was, I saw, I puked, I
> went back to 6.01
> I found that the boot process is faster. That's a good thing.
> Everything was even more shiny - in fact it resembled Vista in regards
> to theme. Unfortunately for me it has also inherited the speed of
> Vista. I found that the general performance of X was much slower then
> what I had on the version prior to Edgy (6.10 I think it is - Dapper).
> Is this normal?
> Am I the only one who has experienced this?
> Why does this happen?
> Top and ps didn't show anything out of the ordinary so I am a little
> confused as to why the new version of the OS runs slower then the one
> before it.
I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of the X 'eye-candy' was turned on in Edgy.

You can turn configure the eye-candy to your taste and tolerance level.

In general, I like Edgy.  I have it on my AMD64 desktop and my Celeron 
laptop.  No problems at all, really.

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