[Comm-en] GTK* apps slowness (rendering hidden windows/icons in windows)

Michael Shigorin mike at osdn.org.ua
Wed Jan 20 16:05:07 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 04:55:59PM +0200, Alex Negulescu wrote:
> >> It happens to all GTK apps, on 3 workstations till now.  All
> >> of them run altlinux sisyphus (updated daily), 2 of them run
> >> kde, and the laptop runs xfce.  It's sad and annoying...
> > 1) videocards?
> > 2) kernels?
> Cpu: Laptop: Intel Pentium M 1.2GHz, Desktops q7400 and intel pIV @ 3GHz.
> Memory: 1GB, 4GB and 2GB
> On the laptop - videocard i910, on the desktops nvidia 9500 and 6500,

So these are different.

> kernel 2.6.32.  Tried 2.6.30, 2.6.29, 2.6.27. The same on all.


> If I run krusader which is qt, rendering is ok (window contents
> appears instantly), if I run geany, synaptic and others,
> content if the windows (icons, text, bars etc) appears slowly,
> after 1-2 seconds. If I have a lot of tabs in geany or
> bluefish.. it's very slow.

Hmm... is it some broken gtk theme?  Try a new user or moving
~/.gtk* away.

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