[K12OSN] Java on Linux slow, any ideas?

Todd O'Bryan toddobryan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 22:44:30 UTC 2008

Hmm. It works fine on my laptop and my school desktop, and is plenty
fast when it's only a few students.

Were you using the Sun Java packages or gcj?

On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 8:39 AM, Barry R Cisna <brcisna at eazylivin.net> wrote:
> Todd,
> This will not really help you out any for a resolve. But I tested bluej
> last year for viability for a teacher before putting it on a k12ltsp
> server and it was very slow both on a nice desktop as well as a brand
> new laptop. I tried launching bluej with different memory
> parameters,,,blah,,blah,,and didn't make a lick of difference.
> The browse function would not work at all.The browse would not even go
> in deeper into directories for one. I had to type in the paths to open
> project files for example.
> I'm sure these people have put a lot of time into bluej but it just
> wouldn't work at all for us. I couldn't find any fixups in the list
> serve( at the time) there so finally gave up. I am an army of one here:)
> FYI: I was using fc6 with jdk1.5.0_15
> Take Care,
> Barry Cisna
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