[nexus] Weekly summary 2013-02-01

Anca Emanuel anca.emanuel at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 18:40:46 UTC 2013

"idle memory use on his nexus when from 600M to under 400M with the
recent efforts, impressive isn't it?"
now you think about it ?
You all deserve to run your main PC as an under powered ARM board. To
see your python skills on that: no use to anyone, only lag, more
memory use, and unresponsive PC.

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 8:12 PM, Sebastien Bacher <seb128 at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hey everybody,
> This week was a pretty good and productive one for the nexus/"make ubuntu
> fit for mobile", so I figured that it would be good to communicate a bit
> about the great work that landed in raring and encourage others to join us!
> Improvements that landed in raring included:
> - Working screen rotation on the nexus
> - Working bluetooth for the nexus
> - Several leaks fixed in our desktop components (libdbusmenu,
> update-notifier, upower, whoopsie, ...)
> - More accurate reporting of the power usage/battery charge of the nexus
> - Improvement to the cpufreq scheduler
> - Lightdm PPS going from 25.7M to 0.6M
> - Some processes were changed to exit-on-idle and be restarted-on-demand
> rather than running all the time (signond, signon-ui)
> - We saw code optimization in several of our desktop services
> - gnome-settings-daemon plugins got reviewed and some have been turned off
> in the default installation (with some extra ones in the nexus setup)
> - some progress was made on the "sound not working until using
> suspend/resume" bug
> - gnome-online-account was dropped from the default installation, which
> should be one less process running on an Unity desktop (it's not needed
> there since ubuntu-online-account is used instead)
> - probably many others I overlooked or forgot to mention ;-)
> Thanks all for the great work!
> ogra reported during the weekly IRC meeting that the idle memory use on his
> nexus when from 600M to under 400M with the recent efforts, impressive isn't
> it?
> Let's built on the momentum and make the next weeks as productive as this
> one! ;-)
> Thanks,
> Sebastien Bacher
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