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Re: FC1 Users: Sample .... One more problem



On Sun, 31 Oct 2004 13:38:12 -0500, Clint Harshaw wrote:

>> I'll go look. I note that your sample has Dag's site, commented out, under
>> Alternate Repositories. Does that mean, if I install an rpm from him for
>> galeon (which may be what I have, for all I know; memory like a sieve
>> ...), that I won't be able to do updates on it even if somebody finds a
>> security flaw?
>> 
> 
> Some users have reported conflicts when mixing repos, but ymmv. Dag's 
> rpm's have worked fine for me -- but I don't hit that repo with yum, 
> rather I go to Dag's site and grab the specific rpm that I'm after. (His 
> java jre and moz plugin for the jre are two excellent examples.)

So the idea is to download his galeon a/o mozilla a/o both, then do "rpm
-Uvh galeon mozilla"?

>> I do my mail with pine, and usenet with Pan, and (blessed retirement!) no
>> calendaring at all, at all. So I want the leanest browser-only software I
>> can find. (I tried epiphany, and couldn't live with its dictatorial
>> bookmarking.) Even Firefox seems dead slow at present ....
>> 
> 
> Slow in what sense? Slow to open? render a page? Firefox, Moz, Konq, 
> Galeon and Epiphany all seem quick enough here. Can you describe further?

It takes a lot longer to open than Opera 7.54 or Konqueror; whenever I go
back to it with the workspace switcher, it takes a lot longer for anything
to show than with any of the other five workspaces. Everything it does
seems slow once it's usable. While it's open, everything else seems slow.
The system monitor always shows CPU history near max while it's open. Want
my hardware browser info?

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Remember I know precious little of what I'm talking about!




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