Differences in gnome speed
On 02/10/2009 05:31 AM, Markus Grunwald wrote:
my wife and me both use the gnome desktop environment of our up to date
lenny system. When my wife starts her session, everything is up and
working in a few seconds. When I log in, the login process takes much
longer (about 20 seconds, more or less) and I have to wait "ages" when I
click on the "foot" menu (or press Alt-F2) for the first time. After the
first time, the menu opens quickly.
The difference between my wife's and my session is that I have customized
much more settings than my wife. Almost all she has done is changed the
background picture and maybe the windowmanager theme and that's it. I have
added some menu items to the foot some time ago, but later I have undone
I would like to find out what I have done that my foot menu opens so
slowly. Is there a way to wipe out all my menu customisations without
loosing all the other gnome settings I've changed ?
The way I'd detect the slowness is to get a notebook and undo one
customization at a time, writing down your changes so that when you
find what speeds you up, you can redo everything else.
(Don't forget to look in System->Preferences->Sessions for apps you
Also, how many plugins do you have in the system tray?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
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