Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 01:48 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
KDE "KDE is delighted to announce its latest set of releases, providing major updates to KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Platform. Version 4.9 provides many new features, along with improved stability and performance."
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Login times are mad slow on netbooks

I find login times to generally be Ok on an EeePC 701, although mine is pretty much just a minimalist base install (KDE folder is around 760mb) with Kmix, KolourPaint, KSnapshot, Kaffeine and Kwrite as the only software compiled from additional modules.

I'm still using KDE4.6 - It seems like more and more of the MacroOptionals have become "MacroNotSoOptionals" in later versions of KDE4, making it harder to maintain a smaller installation.

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I keep hearing people say that login times are "okay" or even "fast" on much less powerful netbooks than mine (an Eee 1005HAB).

Mind if I ask what constitutes a decent login time from your POV, and how you configured KDE to get it that way? For reference I typically get login times of 30 seconds cold and 20 seconds hot. (Timed with an actual wall clock, ha ha.)

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