Xfce is very slow, part 2

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jan 29 18:11:24 CET 2014

previously on this list Hartmut Haase contributed:

> 7. The first 30 min swap size was 1MB, now it is 117, and increasing.

Is that with programs open, just leaving the system alone or opening
and closing programs?

Of course cronjobs complicate this so does it also stay above 117 meg
swap used for a significant period after you close all programs and
with no processes using cpu.


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

In Other Words - Don't design like polkit or systemd

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