KDE4 unusefull in a toshiba satellite A70

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri May 8 03:57:29 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 00:39 -0400, Irving Leonard wrote:
> I have a Toshiba Satellite A70, that have an ATI Mobility Radeon 9000IGP and 
> the default kubuntu install give me a system with few visual effects and a lot 
> of CPU utilization. Disabling the desktop effects gives very small improve but 
> still huge CPU load; over 70% and just hovering over emails in kmail, with 
> kontact using +30% and xorg +40%.
> It is killing (literally) my machine (hot, power, etc.)

When you first install, the system will consume cpu during the initial
shakedown period. But, I wouldn't expect to see that much! Ric


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