On Wednesday 18 February 2009 22:03:52 Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 February 2009 19:50:09 Eli Wapniarski wrote:
> > On Wednesday 18 February 2009 21:43:34 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > I want to file a report concerning slowness and transitory freezes, on
> > > the Acer Aspire One. I have some observations that need to be passed
> > > on. However, I'm unsure about the component choice. I thought it would
> > > be kwin, but that's not an option. It's definitely a graphics
> > > rendering problem, so which component do I choose?
> > >
> > > Anne
> >
> > Maybe you could describe what the problem is. Maybe including the
> > hardware embedded in the laptop (ie video card, cpu type, memory etc.)
> Basically, I had been seeing increasing slowdowns of many functions,
> including long pauses before kmail could send a message out (and during
> which no other activity was possible). These could last anything up to
> around 15 seconds. It had proved impossible to find a pattern to the
> behaviour. I could have been suffering from this for hours, then suddenly
> one or two messages would depart promptly.

One other thing that you can try to improve performance is click on:

Settings -> Configure Kmail -> Accounts -> (The Account that you are using) -> Modify -> Advanced

Make sure that there is a check mark next to "List Only Open Folders"

Restart Kontact / Kmail. See if that helps.


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