[Wolves] I'm back..trying again.

Baza baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Jul 3 00:55:06 BST 2005

On 3 Jul 2005, at 00:55, Chris Ball wrote:

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> sean_spencer at blueyonder.co.uk wrote:
>> Here's an example. I launch OpenOffice Writer - I takes about 20  
>> seconds
>> before I can use it (either starting a new document, or by  
>> clicking on an
>> already created Word document.)
> A couple of things really.
> First, how much space did you (or the installer) allocate to your swap
> partition? It might not be enough.
> Secondly, OpenOffice and some other applications in Gnome are quite  
> slow
> to open anyway, is it just Open Office that is slow or everything?
> Sorry I can't be more help right now.

I found using Ubuntu (5.04) that OO is a bit slow when you first open  
it, but later if you re-open it, it comes up fast enough. You might  
like to have a look at Abiword, much faster to open that OO.


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