[Scribus] System size?

Peter Linnell scribusdocs
Sun May 4 02:54:54 CEST 2003

On Sat, 2003-05-03 at 08:45, Sjoerd Hiemstra wrote:
> What I'd like to add, is:
> of course, do not run KDE or Gnome while compiling on a P233. 
> Even better, do not start X at all.
> Run Scribus in a window manager, I use Blackbox.

Agreed. For older hardware, an excellent minimalist window manager which
loads very quickly. Quite the opposite to KDE/Gnome, but I use this for
testing Scribus and when I just need to write a lot without the eye
candy distraction. 

> And close other programs, notably Mozilla.
> But most of all, I would not install SuSE 8.1 on a P233, but stick to
> 7.3 at most.
> Under these conditions, the speed should be at an acceptable level.

And compile Qt yourself with CXXFLAGS set properly for a 233 in
qmake.conf - on the todo list for the docs - optimizing your system
libraries for Scribus.



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