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Re: [trinity-devel] KDE vs. Trinity: Is One Really Better?

From: Kate Draven <borgqueen4@...>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 04:51:48 -0500
Hi

I thought of that myself, so I disable all 3d stuff, effect etc to give it the 
best chance I can. It wasn't a drive issue, or hardware related.

		

On Tuesday 15 November 2011, /dev/ammo42 wrote:
> Le Tue, 15 Nov 2011 22:59:53 -0500,
>
> Katheryne Draven <borgqueen4@...> a écrit :
> > I've read this guy's stuff before and find it questionable. He never
> > mentioned how badly kde4 crashed and how often it crashes now. Just
> > sitting there, the latest kde4 crash on two unrelated distros.
>
> Some people *really* don't experience KDE4 crashes; it really seems to
> be good or bad luck/drivers. The only crashes I experienced with KDE4
> are some Intel driver crashes (for example, with Lucid-era Intel
> drivers on my hardware, Xv + OpenGL game == Crash at the exit of OpenGL
> with high probability: I can't blame KDE4 here); I never ever had a KDE4
> crash with ATI graphics hardware, let the KDE4 version be 4.2 or
> 4.4, KWin effects be enabled or not and the propietary or the FOSS
> driver be used.
> The best way to avoid crashing KDE4 with bad drivers is just to disable
> KWin effects. Anyway KWin effects are too slow for the versions of KDE4
> I use (<= 4.5.5), and according to what Martin Gräßlin is saying on his
> blog we'll have to wait KDE 4.8 for good KWin performance.
>
> > I do agree, if there are claims of instability, it would be taken
> > seriously. Let's not repeat kde4's policy to ignore complaints until
> > they pile up.
> >
> > Kate
> >
> > > http://www.datamation.com/open-source/kde-vs.-trinity-is-one-really-bet
> > >ter-1.html
> >
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