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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1: Several annoying problems...
  • From: Clayton <suselist@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 21:03:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405142103.36274.suselist@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 14 May 2004 21:00, Frederic Soulier wrote:
> Hi
>
> Several problems I'm having with SuSE 9.1 that really annoys
> the hell out of me ;)
>
> Note: I have applied all updates that were made available via
> YOU.
>
>
> #1 Evolution is dog slow when running from KDE
> ==============================================
> I've already mentioned that on this list but it seems I'm the
> only one... My box is a dual P3 (733 Mhz). Evolution has never
> been that slow with any Linux installation I've made on this
> box.
>
> frederic@wallaby:~> uname -a
> Linux wallaby 2.6.4-54.5-smp #1 SMP Fri May 7 21:30:47 UTC
> 2004 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>
>
> #2 Font problems
> ================
> Setting in KDE:
> General Bitstream Vera Sans 9
> Fixed width Bitstream Vera Sans Mono 9
> Toolbar Bitstream Vera Sans 9
> Menu Bitstream Vera Sans 9
> Window Title Bitstream Vera Sans 9
> Taskbar Bitstream Vera Sans 6
> Desktop augie 11
>
> In the Fonts (Control Center), Bitstream Vera Sans 6 for the
> taskbar looks absolutly tiny yet in the taskbar in the kicker
> panel they look like a font size 8.
> The font in the K Menu looks like a size 12 when it should be
> a size 9 according to the control center.
> The Augie font on the desktop looks like a size 13 instead of
> 11
>
>
> #3 Screensaver settings
> =======================
> Changing the screen saver (and applying) has no effect unless
> I log out of KDE and back again...
>
>
> For crying out loud, looking at evolution redrawing everything
> in slow motion is just unbearable?!?!!?
>
> My overall impression (I'm not saying it is the same for
> everybody) is that SuSE 9,1 in general is slower that my
> Mandrake 9.2 with kernel 2.4.x...
>
> Now don't get me wrong I like what I've seen and YAST is a
> formidable tool but I was expecting a better QA from SuSE...
>
> --
> Frederic Soulier <frederic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>



Interesting... I've got the exact polar opposite - SuSE Linux has
never been so snappy and responsive as it is with 9.1. My main
install is on a Centrino based laptop, and installed on a
Celeron 500 based laptop yesterday, and it was zippy there too.

C.

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