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Old 12-04-2003, 10:38 PM   #1
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gaim is way slow on this old laptop

I'm running the gaim that came with my mandrake 9.2 distro and on my old laptop, it's really slow. I was able to make other things faster by using fluxbox and dillo for web browsing, but gaim is too slow - it takes several seconds to even scroll down the buddy list.

Is there a way I can make it run faster? If i could turn off the anti-aliasing of the text, that might do the trick.
Old 12-05-2003, 03:42 AM   #2
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There is a console based AIM client called NAIM. Obviously since it is console it is not as nice as a gui but is has all the same functionality.


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