[blfs-support] Latest news in GNOME world

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 15:45:24 PST 2012

Baho Utot wrote:

> I intend to build Xfce and KDE4 so I have a little ways to go.  I will
> most likely end up using Xfce with some of KDE4 apps, that is if KDE4 is
> sluggish with LFS/BLFS, under fedora 17 it's a turd on a quad core AMD
> with 8G of ram, you can take a nap on booting. :-(   I fact I did fall
> asleep waiting for it to boot. I boot it and then go to the kitchen for
> a snack, if I take long enough it will be ready when I get back.  This
> same system flies with Win 7.
> This LFS/BLFS project is my last attempt with linux... If it doesn't pan
> out then I _WILL_ move to PC-BSD.

You seem to be complaining about the speed of Xorg/window managers.  I 
would point out that those are the same applications as on BSD.  The 
difference would be in the low level video driver.

   -- Bruce

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