mrwislr at gmail.com
Sat Dec 16 17:06:19 GMT 2006
Use gmusicbrowser for you audio library playback program... its very
like and handles large libraries easily and very fast..
On Sat, 16 Dec 2006 12:58:29 -0400
"Cody Somerville" <cody.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
> A few tips/ideas for improving performance:
> 1. You might want to look for an alternative to Amarok as it is
> very heavy and requires kde libs.
> 2. If you aren't going to be using the desktop (ie. icons on the
> desktop), you could disable xfdesktop.
> 3. Try changing your theme to a more light-load theme (if
> applicable). 4. If you have kde and gnome services enabled at boot
> time, it will add a lot of wait time.
> 5. Get a faster computer?
> 6. I found 6.06 (Dapper) a bit faster then 6.10 (Edgy) but I can't
> say for sure.
> 7. Ensure the xfce4 compositor is disabled (most likely is if you
> didn't enable it)
> 8. Remove any unnecessary panels or panel
> Hope that helps,
> Cody A.W. Somerville
> On 12/16/06, Matt Price <matt.price at utoronto.ca> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm converting my laptop to a stereo component. It currently runs
> > xubuntu edgy and has amarok installed as well. I really prefer
> > xfce to any ther lightweight wm/desktop solution -- I can hardly
> > navigate ion3 or windowmaker -- but I would like to figure out ways
> > to reduce load time for xfce, which currently takes a while to wake
> > up. In its new home the machine will really only run amarok, and
> > maybe giFT/giFTcurs and occasionally a webbrowser. I do need the
> > volume-manager, though, to connect an ipod. Any hints on what I
> > might do to otherwise lighten my load? right now the wait times
> > are acceptable for a computer, but frustrating for a stereo.
> > Thanks,
> > matt
> > --
> > Matt Price
> > History Dept
> > University of Toronto
> > matt.price at utoronto.ca
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