[K12OSN] Slow speed

Dan Young dan_young at parkrose.k12.or.us
Sat Jan 22 21:53:49 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-01-22 at 13:35 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-01-22 at 03:22, Bjørn Roger Rasmussen wrote:
> > Before I began to run K12LTSP I used Skolelinux
> > (http://www.skolelinux.no/). The users at the school liked that
> > solution, but it was a night mare for me to maintain the network. I
> > did not get any complaint about the speed when I run Skolelinux.
> >  
> > Now with K12LTSP as system the people at the school are complaining
> > about the speed. High response time when they shall start or use
> > normally programs etc. 
> The default Gnome desktop in k12ltsp is a memory hog.  If adding
> RAM doesn't help enough you could try switching to icewm on the
> clients.

XFce is another lighter alternative, which is included w/ K12LTSP
4.1/4.2 and FC2/3.

Just "yum install xfdesktop".

Dan Young <dan_young at parkrose.k12.or.us>
Parkrose School District

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