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IntelliJ extremely slow to redraw screen when used over remote desktop

February 13th, 2012 · No Comments


This is probably not a common problem but I do a lot of development through remote desktop onto a Windows 7 virtual machine running on a ESXi 4 server. I noticed that IntelliJ 10 is VERY slow on redrawing the graphics when I navigate around the idea. I did some googling and searching through JetBrains development forum and found that others do have this issue as well. Take a look here:

http://devnet.jetbrains.net/thread/280673

To sum it up this is what you do:

To fix it go here: C:\Program Files (x86)\JetBrains\IntelliJ IDEA 10.5.1\bin\idea.properties and set this property to false:

sun.java2d.noddraw=false

So far so good for me. Hopefully this helps for you.

Tags: IntelliJ · java

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