File Dialog Slowness

Nov 23 2004

For some reason the file dialog is really slow when listing directories with lots of files. I wonder if something changed or I never noticed.

  • This is a dual p3/700 system with Ubuntu with gtk 2.4.10 and gnome 2.8

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  • Yes, it takes about 10 seconds to load a directory of cca 800 items