Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Nov 2010 22:48 UTC, submitted by Michael
Linux "In recent weeks and months there has been quite a bit of work towards improving the responsiveness of the Linux desktop with some very significant milestones building up recently and new patches continuing to come. This work is greatly improving the experience of the Linux desktop when the computer is withstanding a great deal of CPU load and memory strain. Fortunately, the exciting improvements are far from over. There is a new patch that has not yet been merged but has undergone a few revisions over the past several weeks and it is quite small - just over 200 lines of code - but it does wonders for the Linux desktop."
Permalink for comment 450367
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: Sounds familiar
by viton on Wed 17th Nov 2010 20:58 UTC in reply to "RE: Sounds familiar"
Member since:

Yeah, it is a great shame what even smooth scrolling todays become so expensive what some background console processes can mess with it.
I had 50hz v-synced scroll in ZX-Spectrum text editor back then.

Reply Parent Score: 2