[kdepim-users] Re: akonadi on low-end systems

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Dec 1 16:33:53 GMT 2010

On Wednesday, 2010-12-01, Werner Joss wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 1. Dezember 2010, um 00:49:29 schrieb Николай Шафоростов:
> > Hi all. I'm a netbook user, and I'm worrying about KDE becoming
> > resource-hungry:
> > 
> > I run kubuntu 10.10 with KDE 4.5 (plasma-netbook) on acer with a
> > harddrive and 1 gb ram, and see that mysqld-akonadi and akonadi_*
> > processes are always running and are taking at least 40 megs of RAM
> > constantly. e.g. virt:218m  res:26m shr:2 mysqld-akonadi (via top)
> > 
> > i don't use any of kdepim apps
> in that case, you should be able to get along without akonadi running at
> all, as kdepim apps are ATM the the only ones which use/rely on akonadi.
> this will change in the future, however.
> btw., I'm also running kde 4.5.3 on my kubuntu desktop, and noticed that
> akonadi is now started automatically upon login.
> in former versions, this was not the case: akonadi was only started by the
> first app that requires it, e.g. kontact.

That's still the case but more points of usage have started to appear, e.g. 
important dates highlighting in the calendar of the Plasma digital clock 

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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