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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
It's been a year already (well on Jan 4th, 2009). kwin still crashes and restarts regularly. My faster desktop feels slower than my "slower" laptop with KDE3.
No, I didn't use KDE1/KDE2, I was on OSF/1 + twm in those days...
My apology, it wasn't a troll, but I don't always communicate my thoughts well. Yeah I was venting some frustration though, I feel like KDE has gone backwards in ways.
Amarok 2.0 released
Posted Dec 12, 2008 0:09 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Maybe I screwed up my KDE3 somehow...
Posted Dec 12, 2008 17:37 UTC (Fri) by robertknight (subscriber, #42536)
It isn't universally slower. In particular with a 'friendly' set of hardware (Intel graphics) it should be much faster than in KDE 3.5 for general usage, in particular scrolling and working with large windows of text. There were problems with very poor performance under NVidia or when using bitmap fonts. I believe the NVidia problems are fixed with the latest drivers but the bitmap font bug remains.
Either way, if you're using the terminal heavily then please do take a few minutes to report the bug on bugs.kde.org or email email@example.com.
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