Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Oct 2007 15:34 UTC, submitted by te_lanus
SuSE, openSUSE OpenSUSE 10.3 has been released today. "This version contains new beautiful green artwork, KDE 3.5.7 and parts of KDE 4, SUSE-polished GNOME 2.20, a GTK version of YaST, a new 1-click-install technology, MP3 support out-of-the-box, new and redesigned YaST modules, compiz and compiz fusion advances, virtualisation improvements, OpenOffice.org 2.3, Xfce 4.4.1, and much more!"
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RE[2]: Boot time - seconds
by MamiyaOtaru on Fri 5th Oct 2007 09:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Boot time - seconds"
MamiyaOtaru
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2005-11-11

I don't imagine KDE would be much different. The majority of the boot time on a Linux box has nothing to do with the DE. For me, once everything else has started up (network config, mounting filesystems etc) KDM comes up in a few seconds, and from there to the desktop is very fast. With Gnome I'm sure it's the same way.

With my system it's a little longer tha 15 seconds, but that's nothing to do with KDE; it's all the stuff before. Improvements there (I'm on Debian) will be what helps. Perhaps Upstart someday, if it makes its way to Debian.

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