Improving kde perfomance...

Duane Whitty duane at
Sat Apr 15 18:08:04 UTC 2006

Paulino Calderon wrote:
> Hey folks, Ive been googling about howto improve kde perfomance, i ve always
> used fluxbox as my wm but recently I got a new laptop, it has a 3.2 ghz
> processor, 1 gb of ram, and an ati mobility radeon x600 wiith 256 mb of
> video meomry so I decided to try kde but so far the perfomance has benn
> really poor, cpu usage is always between 20-25% eventhough im not doing
> anything, most apps takes between 5 and 10 seconds to start, and even the
> mouse pointer feels like it gets stuck when i move it too fast, is this as
> fast as it gets for kde? or do you guys think there is osmething wrong with
> my installation? I instaleld it via ports by the way.
> Thanks for your help.
> _______________________________________________

When you say you installed it from ports, do you mean
you installed it as a package from ports or that you
built it from source?

Duane Whitty

duane at

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