[CentOS] Re: centos beta 5 right click on desktop [OT]
blists at nobaloney.net
Thu Mar 15 15:55:56 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 14 March 2007 11:30 am, Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> I used KDE briefly on my SuSE Linux at home, but it kept the CPU so
> busy that everything ran slower than <you know what>. I'm not seeing
> that problem with gnome, here at work (CentOS 4.4+) or at home (still
> SuSE until I put in the new Mobo/Mem/Video). Has that changed, or is
> KDE still a CPU/GPU hog?
Note that I don't use CentOS on my desktop; I use Mandriva 2005 (I know
it's old; eventually I'll move to something else, perhaps CentOS5).
I keep ten different screens open, and usually five or six copies of
Mozilla, and KMail with one main window and five or so individual
I occasionally see a spike, and when I run the desktop without rebooting
over two months or so, I sometimes even lock up and have to leave the
computer for a few hours if I want it to catch up with itself and start
running again without a restart.
But generally KDE runs very well for me:
top - 08:55:15 up 33 days, 19:29, 1 user, load average: 0.30, 0.27,
Tasks: 164 total, 1 running, 163 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 12.5% us, 4.3% sy, 0.0% ni, 83.1% id, 0.2% wa, 0.0% hi,
Mem: 1018328k total, 998416k used, 19912k free, 24660k buffers
Swap: 1044152k total, 341648k used, 702504k free, 219348k cached
Note this is the KDE that came with Mandriva 2005 LE.
Jeff Lasman, Nobaloney Internet Services
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