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Old 02-26-2006, 07:37 AM   #1
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kubuntu a bit slow


I have been installing codecs on kubuntu. But playbakc is not smooth. it looks like i am swapping too much. is there any reason why kubuntu is slower than other distros on same machine? does kubuntu provide 686 kernels?

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the kernels are in base system via kynaptic ...
Old 02-26-2006, 11:15 AM   #3
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It does provide 686 kernels. It defaults to 386 to be "safe," though. You can install the 686 ones through Adept.


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