[scribus] Scribus performance on a 64 bit system :)
wanderson at nac.net
Mon May 4 22:47:13 CEST 2009
An employee of mine has been using Scribus - later than 1.3.X
on FreeBSD with GUI on bith 32 bit and 64 bit hardware. He also
has noticed significantly better performance than on GNU/Linux
and on Windows systems. I suspect the high performance file system
used has some effect.
wanderson at kimalcorp.org
Steven Dayton wrote:
> Thanks for the info. That gives me something more to look into. The more
> info on options the better.
> On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Michal Blazejczyk <
> blazej at zeszytykomiksowe.org> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Something positive to throw out there: for a couple of months now
>> I've been heavily using Scribus (18.104.22.168) on a 64-bit edition of
>> Windows XP, and it works like a breeze. Previously I'd used
>> Scribus on Ubuntu, but the program was very slow, especially when
>> refreshing the screen. Then (about a year ago) I'd switched to
>> regular WinXP where the lags were less of an issue. But now,
>> with the 64-bit Windows, Scribus really rocks. Screen refresh
>> is nearly seamless, even with larger documents, and PDF generation
>> is also a good few times faster than on an x86 version of Windows
>> (and my documents use *lots* of images).
>> BTW, this could be due to the 64-bit edition of GhostScript (8.64).
>> And btw, it's a dual core, 2.4 GHz system, HP EliteBook, 4GB or RAM.
>> So anyway, I recommend a 64-bit system to everyone using Scribus
>> heavily :-)
>> Michal Blazejczyk
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>> scribus at lists.scribus.net
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