[openbox] focus behavior slow?
tim at nmedia.net
Sun Jan 11 12:25:12 EST 2004
I have a 1000MHz machine with 384M of RAM. Also have an ATI radeon vid.
I don't think the machine is too slow. Does it matter that I have more that 7 terms open at any on time? It seems to happen the most with xterm windows.
On Sun, 11 Jan 2004 09:30:31 -0800
brett at custom-tech.net (Brett Campbell) wrote:
> > Using the following setting which I believe are default:
> yep, they probably are.
> > <focus>
> > <focusNew>yes</focusNew>
> > <followMouse>yes</followMouse>
> > <focusDelay>0</focusDelay>
> > <raiseOnFocus>no</raiseOnFocus>
> > </focus>
> i've never seen any of my machines (ranging from 75MHz to 1.6GHz) do
> this. Now, with the 75MHz thinkpad, which had 8MB RAM, i could move the
> mouse all over the place, and the cursor wouldn't move for about 5-10
> seconds while the machine was swapping ;) (running XFree 4.3 w/ bb).
> do you hear your hard drive churning away the whole time? :)
> unless you have some really old or malfunctioning hardware, the focus
> will activate immediately upon the cursor entering the window.
> i upgraded that old thinkpad to 40MB RAM (max) and it's much more
> friendly and accommodating to a windowing environment.
> > Often as my mouse moves from one window to the next, especially with
> > overlapping windows, that the focus appears to not be able to keep up
> > with my mouse.
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