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Old 12-17-2007, 11:54 PM   #1
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Ubuntu 7.10 Runs Very Slow HP Pavilion dv6000

The problem I'm having, is that Ubuntu 7.10 runs very slowly on my HP Pavilion laptop computer. When I first installed it, everything was fine, went smooth, Beryl was awesome etc.

But as time wore on it started to slow down. Now when I restart the computer, it will only goes fast for about the first 30 minutes or so then slow down. When I refer to being slow, I mean applications are slow, feedback time is slow, it's a real huge pain, and I have no clue how to rectify this problem. I'm not even sure where to start. IT seems like no one else is having this problem from looking around.

I have an AMD Turion 64 processor, and 1ghz of RAM.

Thanks in advance

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Old 12-18-2007, 01:05 AM   #2
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If I were you, I'd start by disabling Beryl and see how if it goes any better. It looks cool and all, but the more (useless) things you have running, the more likely it is to break a system and the harder it gets to find the problem.

You might also consider running a "top" when your system slows down to try to see what could possibly be consuming your RAM or CPU cycles.

Good luck!
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Sorry, I forgot to mention that I've disabled beryl and all effects, and when i monitor the system processes nothing is out of the ordinary
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If you're running Kde, then startup "kpm" and see what processes are being the resource hogs.


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