[Wine] Re: Wine performance drops hard on popup notification

DaVince wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Sep 14 09:58:55 CDT 2010

RemiParks wrote:
> I was looking into this, using the "Nice" cmd variables but I couldn't launch from console with a priority -10 even with sudo
> something along the lines of ".wine does not belong to you" came up.
> So I tried to manually change it inside the system monitoring GUI where I was able to set a -10 priority on HL2.exe. (in this case GMod)
> But it still seemed to run choppy-ish, however I think I need a more permanent kind of setting instead of just going that way.

You could go for an easy way to change (running) process priorities: install htop, run sudo htop, find your application, and use the hotkeys shown in the bottom to raise priority (by lowering the number). Or, more recommended, lower Skype's priority instead (into a positive value).

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