desktop popup menu takes forever to appear

Lonni J Friedman netllama at
Thu Sep 15 17:15:15 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at> wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Sep 2011 18:45:56 -0700
> Lonni J Friedman <netllama at> wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I'm a long time XFCE user (going all the way back to the 1.x days).
>> I've spent a chunk of timing looking through the list archives for
>> someone else reporting this problem, and found nothing.
>> I've been upgrading my various systems from Fedora14 to Fedora15, and
>> in every case, the time to render the desktop popup menu (right
>> clicking on the desktop) takes many seconds (from 3 to as many as 8
>> seconds).  The menu appeared instantaneously in Fedora14.  What I've
>> noticed in Fedora15, is that immediately after clicking the right
>> mouse button, I see the disk getting hit hard, as if the menu content
>> is getting (re)generated from scratch.  Surely this isn't intentional
>> behavior, so I'm hoping that something trivial is misconfigured to fix
>> this?
> There was another Fedora user that ran into a similar issue...
> Do you have a ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file? whats in it?

$ cat ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs

So that looks ok.

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