Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 447123
gnome-appearance-properties awfully slow startup
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:06:25 EDT
Description of problem:
As near as I can tell, the gnome-appearance-properties program insists
on populating the page of "themes" before it becomes responsive after
being started. This takes forever (or even longer on a slower system :-).
The slow startup is even more irritating because I never want to
fool with the themes anyway - the fonts are almost always what I want
to get to. There used to be a separate gnome-font-properties program,
and I never had any speed problems with it, I'd love to see it come back,
or at least see the population of the themes page done entirely in
background work procs.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
every time I run the thing.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run gnome-appearance-properties
2. click on "Fonts" tab
3. watch the tab not change forever
no long delay
Can't reproduce here with Fedora 10.
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