Originally Posted by EAI
Down graded from ubuntu 10 because of phy0 using to much CPU power for no reason machine is sluggish, now it has become worst using Ubuntu 9.10.
I am using Ubuntu 9.10
Type in "top" in the terminal and post what it says.
It will tell what program is using so much of your CPU resources.
You may want to try Xubuntu if the machine is way to sluggish.
I find that KDE or Gnome are way to hefty for my machine.