[Scribus] Painfully slow scrolling - v1.3.2 and earlier versions
Sat Feb 18 22:08:46 CET 2006
On Saturday 18 February 2006 01:18, Will Kemp wrote:
> I've had this problem for a while now - nearly a year, i think. I can't
> remember which version of Scribus it started with, but i think it was
> when i changed to 1.2.
> I'm running Scribus on an IBM Thinkpad A20m (600MHz P3) with 512MB RAM,
> under Fedora Core 3 with a 126.96.36.199 kernel. The window manager etc is
> My problem is that scrolling (up and down or side to side) in a Scribus
> window is very very slow - so slow as to make it very difficult to use,
> almost impossible. I can struggle on and use it ok for small layout
> jobs, but anything more than about a page is just so time consuming
> it's hardly worth bothering.
> If anyone's got any suggestions about how i could improve this
> performance, i'd be grateful.
Fedora 4 with GCC 4 is probably a 10 - 25% improvement in speed over Fedora 3
on the same exact hardware.
I would also compile Scribus with CXXFLAGS set to -march=pentium3. You do
this by running:
then ./configure before compiling Scribus.
That said, we recommend PIII and at least a 750Mhz processor or AMD equivalent
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