FC3 sucks. It takes up too much memory!

Edward Yang neo_in_matrix at fastmail.fm
Thu Jan 27 05:16:52 UTC 2005

Thomas Cameron wrote:

>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Edward Yang
>> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 10:45 PM
>> Subject: FC3 sucks. It takes up too much memory!
>> I am *not* exagerating. Please look at the attached screenshot for 
>> detail:
>> 1. I think eggcups is the process for printing. Why it takes up more 
>> than
>> 40mb memory? On Windows 2000, the spooler printing service takes up
>> only a little more than 4mb memory and less than 3mb virtual memory.
>> 2.  And, eggcups belongs to my session. I am not familiar with the
>> terminal concept. I guess if a user logs on thru a dumb terminal, he/she
>> will get his/her own eggcups; and 40mb memory will reduced from the
>> server. Is my guess true?
>> 3. If I 'kill nnn', where nnn is the pid of eggcups, it somehow 
>> respawns.
>> How can I stop this? Anyway I don't want printing service right now, 
>> I am
>> just learning programming on Linux.
>> 4. I don't want xscreensaver, because I am running FC3 inside Microsoft
>> Virtual PC. How to stop it?
>> 5. What is gnome-vfs/esd? Are they a must to for a user session?
>> Please forgive me if my post aroused some kind of holy debate. I come
>> from Windows world, it's inevitable for me to compare Linux/FC with
>> Windows. But I will appreciate very much if someone can help me, instead
>> of just saying 'Only newbies don't understand' or even 'Only morons 
>> don't
>> understand'.
> Everyone say it with me:  "Don't feed the trolls."

Okay, I am not English and I don't know what is a *troll* is. But I 
think those who post useless messages to this list are *trolls* themselves.

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