[scribus] Speed and CPU

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Fri Jun 12 02:21:07 CEST 2009

John Culleton wrote:
> On Thursday 11 June 2009 07:49:18 pm Frank Cox wrote:
>> On Thu, 11 Jun 2009 15:51:55 -0700

>> John Jason Jordan wrote:
>>> The more I poke around the more I think the problem is that the
>>> CPU speed is being throttled back by something in Linux. I
>>> looked in the GUI for power management and found nothing.
>> http://www.lesswatts.org/tips/index.php
> ON my Slackware system I can use a less intrusive GUI like xfce 
> instead of KDE and save some memory and cycles that way. What are 
> you running for a Linux version?
> Also, if you app permits, subdividing  your book into several files 
> may have good effects. 

I suspect that keeping the number if text frames over which a story is 
distributed small (down to a few pages) also helps.

I certainly haven't had any problems with 55 to 60 page documents on a 
2.4 GHz XP laptop.

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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