Xfce is very slow

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 11:27:59 CET 2014

On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 10:49 AM, Stephane Ascoet
<Stephane.Ascoet at ac-orleans-tours.fr> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> after all your help and avices I'm now at the point to install from the
>> scratch. I only have to choose between Xubuntu and Ubuntu+xfce. I'll let
> Hi, why only two choices? There are hundreds of GNU/Linux distributions, and
> some of them are much lighter and free than Ubuntu. I'm not trying to put
> anger again in this thread. The reason why I'm saying that is due to the
> fact that I wonder a lot why your system is swapping that much.
Opera is up and running on a machine with only 1GB of RAM. :) But the
OP doesn't seem interested in investigating that.


> I don't
> think that this is the cause of the slowness you have, but it's a bad point
> if the memory is fully used now. What will happen in a few years, when the
> computer will get older?
> And another point: A collegue of mine, who is an usual "micro$oft children"
> is trying Ubuntu. While helping him, I saw with horror that 12.2 LTS version
> still installs itself in an unique partition... very bad idea, even Window$
> always come with several partitions on computers by now... Ubuntu is
> windowsinfing GNU, while window$ is getting a very little better :-(
> --
> Bien cordialement, Stephane Ascoet
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