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How about using the Dashboard Calc Widget ?
Authored by: Pedro Estarque on Mar 13, '06 08:48:50AM

Dashboard is a huge memory hog, and the script loads much faster than the Widget in my machine. I'm sure anyone with G5 ( or Intel's Core) must have just about any small app loading instantly, but that's not the case with older hardware.
Besides, it's got the geek factor to it :)

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Dashboad Kickstart
Authored by: alexmathew on Mar 14, '06 11:00:03AM

If your Widgets are loading slowly try this:

I'm on a PB G4 1.5GHZ and F12 gets me my Dashboard almost instantaneously.
Yes, the Widgets do take Real Memory (about 20MB per Widget) but with 1GB of RAM, I can afford it.

I like the script, but just wanted to remind people abou the Widget too.

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