so slow

Michael Secord gizmokid2005 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 10:49:38 EST 2010


I've used Pidgin for years on XP and Win7, and each time, Pidgin loads 
up from closed to a BL window (with no accounts auto-connecting which 
WILL slow things down like mentioned before, but not because of the 
application itself) in less than 10 seconds consistently. If you use the 
"-n" switch for the app, you'll disable auto-connecting upon startup and 
thus will see the app load faster. Keep in mind that the issue you are 
seeing is dependent on your environment, accounts, and plugins as well.

-Michael

-------- Original Message  --------
Subject: Re: so slow
From: Mestl, Robert R <RRMestl at west.com>
To: 'Programmer In Training' <pit at joseph-a-nagy-jr.us>, martins 
<martinsgod at gmail.com>
Date: 1/4/2010 10:11 AM

> I am talking about when the program is loading from icon click to the program window being displayed on my screen...  using windows XP.
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> thx
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> Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2009 9:58 AM
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> Cc: Mestl, Robert R; support at pidgin.im
> Subject: Re: so slow
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> On 12/31/2009 9:54 AM, martins wrote:
>> maybe it is referred to the protocol.
>> Mine (under linux ubuntu 9.10) opens almost instantly. Connects to icq
>> and gmail in about two seconds and to msn takes up to 20 seconds.
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> MSN always takes the longest to connect on mine, as well.
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