Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th May 2007 14:55 UTC, submitted by Philipp Esselbach
Gnome GNOME 2.19.2 has been released. "This is our second development release on our road towards GNOME 2.20.0, which will be released in September 2007. New features are still arriving, so your mission is simple: go download it. Go compile it. Go test it. And go hack on it, document it, translate it, fix it."
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Speed Optimizations??
by chimby on Thu 17th May 2007 18:49 UTC
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2006-10-02

Whenever I hear people talk about this the first thing that pops to my mind is the Applications/Places/System menu. I don't think we need so much more speed as we need perceived speed, and that particular menu set is extremely aggravating. I often flip back and forth between Gnome and KDE and I can say with *absolute* certainty that the Gnome menu is perceptibly slower. For some reason it seems like the gnome menu lags at times and occasionally I can watch the icons paint. This never happens to me in KDE.

I think it would be great if there was some way to permanently cache the contents of the menu in memory. I don't know for sure, but is sure seems that it has to load every time.

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