LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-10-2009, 07:54 AM   #1
knobby67
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2006
Posts: 627

Rep: Reputation: 43
gnome sessions startup causes progamme to run slow


Hi all,
hope someone can help me out on this. I'm running a graphical programme from gnome sessions start ups. When I do this the graphics run slow. I've found if I put a sleep before the programme starts the programme runs full speed for some time then slows down. Unless the programme sleep is greater than 2 mins, it then runs full speed. So basically

0 sleep programme starts in so-mo
30 sleep runs full speed for 5 mins then so-mo
60 sleep runs full speed for 7 mins then so-mo
....

120 sleep runs full speed all the time.

This happens weather I'm running full gnome or gnome-core. I fact surprisingly core takes even longer delays. I'm guessing this is something to do with the graphics card start up (NVidia) but really have no idea. Has anyone else found this or any work rounds

Thanks in advance
 
Old 01-10-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
tredegar
LQ 5k Club
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: London, UK
Distribution: Fedora38
Posts: 6,147

Rep: Reputation: 435Reputation: 435Reputation: 435Reputation: 435Reputation: 435
When desktops like KDE or gnome start up they often run cpu /disk /memory hogging programs eg updatedb, file-finding and indexing programs etc.

You could try to find out what process is hogging your system resources by running top in a terminal window when your PC slows down.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Compiz slow when run in DE (Gnome/Xfce), fast on its own Ogi Linux - Software 0 04-08-2008 12:33 PM
C++ progamme with options unihiekka Programming 5 02-19-2008 04:31 AM
How to make something run on Gnome startup? hkl8324 Linux - General 3 01-27-2006 03:59 PM
Run two different WMs (or gnome-sessions) on dual monitors guardian653 Linux - Software 1 10-31-2004 01:02 AM
how do I run gnome apps on startup? bashrc2 Linux - Software 2 03-22-2004 11:04 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:41 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration