To all that are using , the GNOME Shell / Mutter optimization patches were pushed to the stable repositories last night.
After upgrading to the latest packages, you will need to reboot in order to see the improved performance.
A recap of all of the included patches will be in this week's, "This Week in Pop!"
* Intermittent desktop hangs that last for a few seconds, where the mouse stops responding
* Massive screen tearing of windows on external displays
* Visibly-noticeable laggy mouse movements
* No more desktop hangs
* Smooth mouse cursor movements
* Tear-free external displays
* Noticeably more responsive applications
There's a "geometric picking" patch, for example, which cuts NVIDIA CPU usage in half.
I'll announce whichever patches I test that end up working out. With any luck you'll have a more responsive Pop!_OS desktop by the end of the day.
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