"Add and Remove Software" slow start
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Nov 5 14:45:55 UTC 2009
Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Thursday 05 November 2009 13:51:47 Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Martin Kho wrote:
>>> 'Add and Remove Software' from 'System Settings' and standalone takes 25
>>> seconds to open on a full updated fc12 install. This doesn't happen on
>>> fc11. I don't see any errors in the log files.
>>> Does anyone else have experienced this 'slow start'?
>> It's slowish for me too, esp if launched shortly after loggging in.
>> Sometimes takes up to ~10 seconds here, but I figured it was PackageKit
>> settling-in after login.
> I'm still on F11, but I've noticed that PackageKit can cause delays. I did
> wonder whether to file a bug/wish for it to have a delay before running, so
> that it doesn't slow other things down. A few minutes would let everyone get
> working, so that it would be less noticeable.
The delay has been implemented in F12, which may or may not be
contributing to the problems described here (ie, manually running it
before it's ready).
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