Xfce is very, very, very slow

Greg Folkert greg at gregfolkert.net
Tue Jan 14 13:10:12 CET 2014

On Tue, 2014-01-14 at 13:06 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-01-13 at 18:56 +0000, Neil Winchurst wrote:
> > On 13/01/14 18:00, Hartmut Haase wrote:
> > > Hi Neil,
> > >> When I install a new version of Xubuntu, (I never try upgrades),
> > > can that be the reason? I ALWAYS upgrade, because I don't want to lose
> > > all my settings by installing from the scratch. Or do you keep your
> > > /home partition?
> > 
> > I always install rather than upgrade because I prefer it, not because I 
> > think it is necessarily the best way. I do a backup of /home first on to 
> > an external hard drive, or at least those parts which I want to keep. 
> > Then I set up the new version exactly how I want it first, and then copy 
> > over just those parts of the previous /home that I want to keep.
> > 
> > I know that it is a pain and takes a while, but I don’t mind. And, as I 
> > normally stick with the LTS versions, it does not happen very often.
> > 
> > As I said, each to his own.
> Ubuntu Studio developers experienced that making a new install is the
> better way to go. Updating from one release to another for *buntu tends
> to fail, yes, also when reading release notes first.
> I only can recommend again to use Arch Linux, it's a stable rolling
> release.

Huh, probably about as Stable as Debian Sid or Linux Mint Debian

Come on... you aren't gaining any credibility here with you evangelizing
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