Slow slow slow.

Gabriel Jägenstedt gabriel.j at
Tue Mar 7 21:39:40 UTC 2006

I actually do state in the mail that I "run" fluxbox as in use.
I've tried to clean up but I can't find what causes all this slowed down
behaviour. I'd just like to know what I should be looking for.

國產 Wei-Yee Chan wrote:
> I'm puzzled....Why don't U install and run fluxbox then?  U could always
> use dpkg to remove any unnecessary  packages.
> Gabriel Jägenstedt wrote:
>>I'm new to this list and have a problem.
>>Ubuntu is VERY slow, it can take up to 5 minutes to start apps like
>>grip, gnomebaker and gkrellm, before I did a reinstall nothing was
>>bogged down and flew by. The last system was built by apt-get
>>dist-upgrade from debian unstable a long time ago but now I installed
>>from install-cd and got a lot of crap like gnome that I really don't
>>want. I have never experienced this before. I run fluxbox and I'm used
>>to a very responsive system.
>>It is also important to state that several other applications like
>>firefox xterm and the like are barely noticed as taking time.
>>This far it's only been the g-applications =)
>>Thanks in advance to any help.

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