Slow slow slow.

Alan McKinnon alan at
Wed Mar 8 11:09:43 UTC 2006

On Tuesday, 7 March 2006 23:16, Gabriel Jägenstedt wrote:
> Heya!
> 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 =)

Another wild shot: resolver errors? I once had a KDE that did this 
because it couldn't find localhost in /etc/hosts

Alan McKinnon
alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
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