thanks for reporting. the problem was compiz - gimp don't like it. be
it, normal / extra or custom (in appearance preferences). putting it to
none fixed the problem.
kind of sad, i was enjoying some features of compiz. but, i can live
with this ;)
> patrick wrote:
>> there's a bug on ubuntu gutsy with gimp 2.4.0-rc3:
>> in fullscreen mode (F11) there is a lag when doing an action (around 1
>> sec.). by action i mean, using the paintbrush, eraser, airbrush, select
>> tools etc... i tried with a small canvas 320x240, same lag as 1280x1024.
>> there is no problem if i don't use the fullscreen mode.
>> is there a place to add this bug?
>> maybe i should upgrade?
> Strange symptoms. I am not having any problems on Gutsy in fullscreen.
> Maybe there is a program running in the background that panics when an
> application is in fullscreen?
> Run top when GIMP is in fullscreen to see if there is some program
> taking all the CPU.
> This doesn't sound like a CPU problem though. Does all programs become
> slow when in fullscreen, or is it only GIMP? Maybe this is a X
> server/driver issue.
> Martin Nordholts
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