[openbox] OB very slow to open over GNOME

LostSon lostson at lostsonsvault.org
Wed Jun 15 18:06:27 EDT 2005

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LostSon wrote:
> Benedict Brown wrote:
>>>On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, LostSon wrote:
>>>>I too have messed with gnome 2.10 using openbox as the wm and switching
>>>>between having nautilus draw
>>>>the desktop and not drawing the desktop. Loading times are pathetically
>>>>slow and for some off reason the panel
>>>>loads even slower and there is always an initial delay in the panel
>>>>actually working. For instance if i click on
>>>>the applications or locations menu in the panel it takes 5-10 seconds
>>>>before it actually comes up.
>>>>As far as the splash screen i just turn it off no reason to have it on.
>>>>After messing with for a week or two i
>>>>jsut went back to using openbox only, by far IMO the best way for me.
>>>>Gnome is just too picky and i really
>>>>dont need all the goofy stuff it comes with. Sorry i couldnt be of more
>>>>help, just wanted to weigh in with
>>>>my expereince with this.
>>>My turn.  I've been using openbox with gnome for quite a long time, and
>>>I upgraded one of my systems to 2.10 a few days ago.  I have indeed had
>>>lots of problems with gnome's splash screen, but that's turned off.  And
>>>I don't use nautilus (use gconf-editor to get it not to draw the
>>>desktop). Without nautilus, gnome loads quite quickly.
> Just out of curiousity why are we trying to use Gnome with openbox as
> the WM and then turning off Nautilus
> as well. ??
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Whoops i didnt quite phrase this right at all. My main ideas was is why
run gnome at all why not jsut use
openbox by itself. For instance i use openbox by itself with pypanel and
thats about it.
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