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Re: KDE application slowness (dbus related?)

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 01:48:07PM +0100, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
> I had similar symptoms with xfce4 applications, especially at startup,
> and during file browsing. I didn't identified all the chain of problems,
> but it mysteriously "disappeared" after:
> - adding hostname to ::1 and in /etc/hosts

I was missing it on the ::1 line.

> - starting up hald + famd (without famd, Thunar regularly freezes while
> browsing through directories)

And I've started hald again.

> - creating /var/run/dbus/ (or the associated VARBASE directory for
> dbus), with dbus:dbus owner:group. dbus tries to create its system
> socket under /var/run/dbus, and when it cannot to, everything that
> attempt to contact the daemon via libdbus becomes dog slow. For unknown
> reason, this directory was never created each time I installed dbus.

This existed and looked ok, it also contained the pid file and the

Running with this setup, amarok and digikam behave much more nicely,
so far. Let's hope it stays this way :)


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