SLOW boot and LONG wait when logging out to switch users.

damian misc at
Fri Nov 2 15:15:59 UTC 2007

damian wrote:
> I have 2 ubuntu machines. One of them is taking a long long time to get 
> from the gui screen starting up (cream background and spinning cursor) 
> and the login screen coming up. This used to take about a second, but is 
> not a couple of minutes.
> Is there any way to look behind the gui to see what's taking so long?
> Both machines have this same problem when logging out to switch users. 
> The background goes blank and the spinning cursor comes up, then it 
> seems to take forever before anyone can log in again.
> Any ideas or advice?
> Both machines have had MythBuntu added to them if that points to 
> anything. I don't see why it should, but trying to figure this out.
> Thanks
> Damian
Any thoughts on this?

I don't expect anyone to be able to know why the logging in and out is 
so slow from the information I've given, but surely there's a way to 
find out?


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