[PlanetCCRMA] Effect on different desktops and desktop effects on latency

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at znmeb.net
Sun Sep 15 16:01:52 PDT 2013

Quoting Donald Steven <t6sn7gt at aim.com>:

> Does the choice of KDE, Gnome or other desktops, the use of a
> proprietary video driver, etc., have an effect on latency and
> suitability for music production?
> For example, should I abandon KDE and/or not use desktop effects?
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It depends on how fast your machine is and how much RAM it has. But in  
general, GNOME and KDE are RAM gobblers, and if you can live with  
LXDE, XFCE or MATE you'll gain *some* performance.

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