[K12OSN] Problems with Firefox, OO and KDE apps start up speed with SMBLDAP
petre at maltzen.net
Thu Dec 28 16:06:47 UTC 2006
With version 6, do the Gnome items appear under the Gnome menu selection? On my version
5 box, it's just empty; I think it was that way under 4.x also. Am I missing something
during install that would properly populate that submenu?
> try simply 'oowriter' or 'oocalc' or 'ooimpress' at the commandline?
> any faster?
> I've just about completed a 6.0 install with IceWM as the default/only
> window manager...and it's FAST...MUCH faster than
> my old K12LTSP server that is getting upgraded this summer!
> Julian Yap wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We're having problems with the start up speed of Firefox, OO and KDE
>> apps on our K12LTSP servers and was wondering if anyone could help.
>> More background info:
>> I've recently installed a SMBLDAP server for a local school.
>> We freshly installed a K12LTSP 6.0 server and set it up to authenticate
>> off the SMBLDAP. Home directories are also mounted off the SMBLDAP
>> server via NFS.
>> Certain apps seem to hang and take a long time (around 10 minutes) to
>> start up. I can't seem to figure it out. However, once Firefox, for
>> example, starts up, it's very responsive and works fine. The apps with
>> problems are Firefox, OpenOffice suite and KDE apps (like Kalcium).
>> Other large apps such Blender and Scribus work fine as do the smaller
>> Gnome apps.
>> One minor breakthrough is that when spawned through the command line,
>> OpenOffice Writer starts up (and fast too) via:
>> /usr/lib/openoffice.org2.0/program/swriter.bin -writer
>> However, this from the command line causes a hang:
>> /bin/sh /usr/lib/openoffice.org2.0/program/swriter.bin -writer
>> This has also been tested on K12LTSP 5.0 with the same problems.
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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