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Old 05-07-2006, 05:22 AM   #1
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Openoffice Starts Slowly


I use SUSE 10, OpenOffice loads slowly, it takes nearly 2-3 min to show the splash screen, why?
 
Old 05-07-2006, 05:46 AM   #2
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OO is slow. If you use Java, it's even slower. But 2-3 minutes on which processor and how much memory? That sounds pretty bad. I just tested on a Celeron 2.2GHz with 512M RAM and other apps already open and it took about 14 seconds. Acrobat reader is another pig that takes forever to load.
 
Old 05-07-2006, 05:52 AM   #3
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I have P4 2.66 , 1M Cash and 256 DDR
 
Old 05-07-2006, 06:07 AM   #4
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I have P4 2.66 , 1M Cash and 256 DDR
If you have that much cash, buy a better pc!
 
Old 05-07-2006, 06:40 AM   #5
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I mean 1MB Cash memory
 
Old 05-07-2006, 07:15 AM   #6
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256 MB of RAM is probably your bottleneck - assuming you are using KDE or Gnome. You should double your RAM or use a lightweight desktop. Optimizing your SuSe might help a little too.
 
Old 05-07-2006, 07:39 AM   #7
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I mean 1MB Cash memory
I suspect you mean 1MB cache memory ...
 
Old 05-07-2006, 07:41 AM   #8
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oh yeah, sorry for the mistake
 
Old 05-07-2006, 08:09 AM   #9
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but is 256MB not enough for SUSE linux?
 
Old 05-07-2006, 08:17 AM   #10
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What kind of swap do you have setup? You can open a terminal window and type "top" before you start OO. Watch this terminal window and see if your system is going to swap, and how much swap it's using......
 
Old 05-07-2006, 07:51 PM   #11
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Now 256MB is not enough to run recent software. If you don't want to upgrade, you should run older linux releases and older software. At home i upgrade to 512MB at home and at work i have 2GB(all running linux). I run lots of applications at the same time.
 
Old 05-22-2006, 03:07 AM   #12
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I removed SUSE 10 and I installed Ubuntu, Ubunut needs only 128MB to run. I think SUSE eats a lot of RAM.
 
  


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