Hello Every One

JoeHill joehill-rieW9WUcm8FFJ04o6PK0Fg at public.gmane.org
Fri Dec 19 10:19:22 UTC 2003

On 19 Dec 2003 01:11:53 -0500
Stephen Oulton <roulton623-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org> wrote:

> It runs very slow. When I click to start an application it takes about
> 30 seconds before the application starts to boot up.
> I have found that most of the applications that came with it will work.
> The ones that I would like to work don't. GT Catalog for one. I can read
> a CD with Konqueror and it reads it fine. When I go to scan the CD with
> GT Catalog it freezes the whole operating system. I can't even log out.
> The only thing that works is the reset button.
> My system is a Pentium III, 733 megahertz, with 2 10 gigabyte drives. I
> don't think that is should run so slow.

Austin makes some good points re the speed factor. I have 9.1 running my
webserver on a P166, and while it won't win any contests, it certainly doesn't
take 30 seconds to open an app.

If you open a terminal and type "top", is there anything (at the top of the
list) using a lot of your CPU time or memory?

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