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[Bug 1369028] Re: Slow thumbnail generation and scrolling


Heineken, thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping
to make Ubuntu better. However, I am closing it because the bug has been
fixed in the latest development version of Ubuntu - Vivid Vervet.

This is a significant bug in Ubuntu. If you need a fix for the bug in
previous versions of Ubuntu, please perform as much as possible of the
SRU Procedure [1] to bring the need to a developer's attention.

[1]: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates#Procedure

** Changed in: evince (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Fix Released

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  Slow thumbnail generation and scrolling

Status in evince package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  After a GTK update this morning (2014-09-13, via update manager on
  14.04. LTS), the thumbnail generation on evince 3.10.3 became very
  slow. Whenever loading the next thumbnail image, evince completely
  hangs. This makes reading documents very annoying.

  This seems to be related to these bug-reports: 
  https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=691448 (!)

  The document opens fine in other viewers (like xpdf)
  When the thumbnails side pane is disabled, the problem goes away.

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