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Re: Linux users want better desktop performance (Screw data. Prioritize code)



On Friday 20 February 2009 16:18:12 Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Valent Turkovic
>
> <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Alex de Jong <alexander dejong home nl> 
wrote:
> >> That's why I switched to FluxBox. Damn ugly, but fast.
> >> I don't need the fancy blinking windows, sliding menu's or whatever,
> >> But I see your problem: things like BlackBox tend to get too
> >> ugly/unhandy fast...
> >
> > At work I need access to Exchange 2007 server and untill new Gnome
> > comes out with MAPI support I have to run Outlook under windows under
> > Virtualbox.
> >
> > The strange thing is that Firefox was running much faster under
> > virtual machine than one running natively under Linux! I couldn't use
> > native Firefox because somehow it would crawl... until I enabled these
> > new options I saw recommended (vm.swappiness=1 and
> > vm.vfs_cache_pressure=50). Now native running Firefox is as fast as
> > one under virtual machine and I can finally use Firefox on Linux
> > desktop...
> >
> > Any comments?
> >
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> How about a new app: "system-config-performance"? Which would allow
> you to pick from several preconfigured profiles depending on your
> needs or the option to customize those settings.
>
> Just an idea.
>
> Richard

That sounds like a cool idea!

-- 
Armin Moradi


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