Re: 10-50% CPU used by xorg?

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>  > Since no one has mentioned it, TTF font rendering with subpixel
>  > smoothing and all the jazz is very, very cpu intensive.
>  > gnome-terminal defaults to using TTF, and a large scrolling terminal
>  > will easy eat most of one Core 2 proc.  Switching your terminal font
>  > to "fixed" can increase this by orders of magnitude.

By the way, the proprietary NVidia driver is so far the only driver
which accalerates subpixel antialiased glyphs in hardware.

lg Clemens
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