GNOME2 function comes to GNOME3, with a third party

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Tue Jun 7 20:17:51 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-06-07 at 19:43 +0000, Luke Kuhn wrote:
> I am running it right now in a netbook with only 1GB of ram installed,
> and top shows it using only 4.2%  of one GB, which is 42MB. When
> editing video on the big 4 core/4GB ram machines, I tend to keep a
> close eye on ram usage and would have noticed pretty quick if some
> process  made my conky bar for ram usage sit at 25% before even
> opening kdenlive or avidemux.
> Even on this netbook, at idle CPU usage will show at 1% on one
> 'hyperthread" virtual core and 2% on the other. Whoever reported 1GB
> of ram in use with GNOME3 probably had a stuck process within it,
> perhaps after an update so something. My experience is that will
> normally show itself with 100% use of one core and the fan speeds
> coming up, though. Restarting X or at worst rebooting after such an
> update stops such problems and they don't come back in my experience.
> I haven't had any resource use problems from any desktop, even GNOME3,
> affecting audio work in Audacity from any desktop environment on my 4
> core machines, though on those I can actually edit audio while
> rendering video!

Thank you, this is good news, since I hope to be able to stick with



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