[scribus] Speed and CPU

Jan Schrewe jschrewe at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 12 13:46:47 CEST 2009

Am Freitag 12 Juni 2009 04:11:32 schrieb John Jason Jordan:
> On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 01:24:55 +0200
> Jan Schrewe <jschrewe at googlemail.com> dijo:
> > You can always switch to full speed with: "cpufreq-selector -g
> > performance" "cpufreq-selector -g ondemand" switches back to powersaving
> > mode (which is usually a good idea for a laptop).
> The "performance" command worked, although I am now at 2 GHz always.
> Scribus is a slight bit faster, but not remarkably. Some things are
> quite a bit faster - selecting/deselecting an object for example. Other
> things are changed very little, if at all, like grouping/ungrouping
> objects. And video redisplay remains the same slow redraw speed. That
> probably is related to the video chip, though.
> If my CPU is now running at the max all the time and Scribus remains
> slow, then it may be that I just need to get a faster computer. Still,
> this computer is not that far out of date. It's hard to believe that my
> favorite program needs a CPU > 2 GHz.

Which means that there is another problem and that it's not the CPU speed 
(which fits with scribus not using a lot of CPU in top). I rather doubt that 
usind a faster computer is going to help.

Which system are you using? And is it self compiled or installed from a 

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