Login Speed Improvements

Registered by Jason Warner on 2012-04-25

Yet another leftover from precise, not much to discuss as well, rather a "just do it". We did a bit of work this cycle but didn't go far, there is still room for improvement especially with nautilus, compiz.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Didier Roche
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Sebastien Bacher
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Sebastien Bacher
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Proposed for raring
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-12.10

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

didrocks, 2012-09-13: deferring the whole spec to the r release

[mpt] Related to <https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-q-application-startup-time>.

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Work Items

Work items:
[desrt] look at why nautilus is using so much CPU: TODO
[smspillaz] callgrinding compiz and xorg startup: TODO
[smspillaz] seeing how many requests compiz is sending to X on start: TODO
[didrocks] test that hud-service and lenses are not started at login: DONE
[seb128] look at dbus traffic on login (bustle): TODO
[gordallott] fix unity to not start the hud on login: TODO
look at why the indicator menus are so slow to load: TODO
[robert-ancell] look at the lightdm->gnome-session 1s delay: TODO
[thumper] assign someone to look at what is taking time in unity start: TODO
[chrisccoulson] look at gnome-settings-daemon start time: TODO

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.