[PLUG] XUbuntu

श्रीधर नारायण श्रीधर नारायण
Tue Aug 15 17:35:26 PDT 2006


On Wednesday 16 August 2006 14:19, Anand Nene wrote:
> Shridhar wrote:
> > This is stock KDE desktop.
>
> Not at my end. Its optimised for performance but its an older
> version too. 3.1 + 2.4.21-0.13 (custom)
>
> > No OO etc running but skype,kates and konsoles are.. What are
> > you doing? Where does all the memory go?
>
> 1053 context switches per second; Amongst the bulk, the system is
> running KDE3.1, database server (Oracle), an application server

Well, there goes everything. Oracle and Java..
> (JBOSS), a java IDE, its online with all the ususal set of tools
> (Firefox, Thunderbird, Gaim, Ksirc, Opera, a few PDF docs, 5 xterm
> sessions, kate + gvim, many applets, I am running a few startup
> programs as well etc etc). Its a home system BTW.

I suggest you stick to one desktop environment. i.e. konsole/kopete/konqueror 
etc. It does save considerable RAM from using discrete apps like 
opera/thunderbird/gaim/gvim.

 Shridhar



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