Ubuntu 11.10 performance

James Freer jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 23:06:08 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Carsten Agger <agger at modspil.dk> wrote:
> Yesterday, I installed Xubuntu and started using it instead of Unity, and
> that improved the situation somewhat.
> There is still a problem, though, and Evolution and Firefox still take
> unreasonably long time to launch. But it's clearly better with Xubuntu.

I found Firefox would launch ok but tended to 'hang' on exiting and
now use Chrome (which is fast), Thunderbird and Evolution i found
hopelessly slow for imap - use Alpine now which is like lightning to
use. Mutt's an alternative but takes too long to set up (for me!).


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