[NBLUG/talk] Speeding up KDE, I'll try anything
micxz at micxz.com
Wed Aug 5 17:57:13 PDT 2009
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You can still use Konqueror as well as other K apps in other window
managers. If you like gnome and Konqueror run em' I've been playing
with 4.1 and seems to be flawless on openSuSE 11.1 Although I have not
been testing every nook and cranny.
My ram fills up pretty quickly using KDE and I'm starting to like the
real lighter managers like xfce and icewm. Icewn loads in a blink of
Bob Blick wrote:
> I've been using Ubuntu lately and it really is a lot faster than
> Kubuntu. I'd like to find a way to make Kubuntu run faster, if that's
> possible, because I am used to KDE and generally like its features and
> applications. But since 4.x(now 4.2) I have really been questioning my
> loyalty. Just watching the mouse cursor freeze up each and every time as
> the K menu tries to render is beginning to drive me crazy. I no longer
> believe the people who say that all you need is more memory and KDE is
> fast. It's about as fast as a Mac Plus running off a floppy drive.
> Anyway, if someone has found a way to actually make the default Kubuntu
> install run faster, I'm all ears. I'll try any tip. BTW I don't have any
> 3D fluff running, and I do have a decent video card.
> Or if you also have given up on KDE I'd like to hear how you
> transitioned. I miss Konqueror, it does so much.
> Cheerful regards,
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