Bug 447123 - gnome-appearance-properties awfully slow startup
Summary: gnome-appearance-properties awfully slow startup
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Control Center Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-05-18 01:07 UTC by Tom Horsley
Modified: 2009-07-14 15:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:06:25 UTC
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Description Tom Horsley 2008-05-18 01:07:40 UTC
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):

How reproducible:
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
Actual results:

see above

Expected results:

no long delay

Additional info:

Comment 1 lexual 2009-03-06 09:52:33 UTC
Can't reproduce here with Fedora 10.

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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 15:06:25 UTC
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