Comment 20 for bug 1217757

Doug McMahon (mc3man) wrote :

The combo of latest dbus (1.6.12-0ubuntu5) & latest at-spi2-atk (2.9.90-0ubuntu1 ), specifically at-spi2-core, causes the slowdowns mentioned here plus some additional
gdebi
opening some apps from a root terminal prompt (sudo -i
opening gksu.desktop & using it

The old at-spi2-atk (2.9.5-1) with new dbus (1.6.12-0ubuntu5) is fine
The new at-spi2-atk (2.9.90-0ubuntu1 with old dbus (1.6.12-0ubuntu2) is also fine here in practice (non withstanding any logs