Gnome help reader vs firefox to view html? Man pages, info, other documentation?

Lee Revell rlrevell at
Sat Feb 25 23:17:26 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 22:21 -0800, Corey Burger wrote:
> This late in the game we are not going to switch away from Yelp (the
> gnome help browser). Also I suggest you try the version in Dapper. It
> is much snappier.

It's still dog slow here.  It takes ~8 seconds (!) from clicking
"System->Help" to the window border appearing, and another ~8-10 seconds
before the window contents are rendered.  This is on a 600Mhz Via C3
with 512MB RAM.


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