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Old 09-18-2005, 07:24 PM   #1
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Question Window Manager problems

I finally got my NIC working in Suse. Now my problem is the Window Managers. I'm trying to use Gnome, but it takes forever to load. The farthest I've let it go, I only had the Suse Plugger viewable and nothing else. Should I try to reinstall Gnome? Should I look for linux drivers for my video card and monitor? Only a couple of WMs seem to work, like fvm2, but I want Gnome.
Old 09-18-2005, 09:58 PM   #2
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I can't tell you why Gnome is slow, but yes, trying to maybe install your video card driver would help. I would see this only applying in terms of graphics lagging or slow. If it's loading we're talking about, then try disabling unnecessary services that you do not use, like Apache or SMB or something like that. That should help cut down on some things loading.

And yes, if you have time to experiment, then try reinstalling and see if that makes a diference. Other than that, I have no idea why Gnome would be slow. I think there was someone else in this forum who also mentioned that their GNOME is slow. I don't use Gnome, but I'd be happy to give it a try and see how my speed fairs with you guys. Just tell me how to install Gnome in SUSE 9.3.
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Kde too

I installed KDE and it doesn't wanna seem to load either. Gnome used to work. But, thanks for your help, I'll see if I can find the right drivers.


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