Xfce is very, very, very slow

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Jan 14 13:01:46 CET 2014

On Mon, 2014-01-13 at 13:33 -0500, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jan 2014, Hartmut Haase wrote:
> > Hi Liviu,
> >> remove libkde from your system
> > there are several packages installed that begin with libkde. Can you be 
> > more precise.
> > On the other hand I wonder why Xubuntu offers KDE and gnome prograns if 
> > they can slow down the system.
> They will slow down your system only if they're badly broken (e.g. 
> misconfigured daemons).

Correct and *buntu tends to start all kinds of services a user doesn't
need, IOW this happens for *buntus, OTOH an evil daemon would show up in

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