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Old 07-23-2008, 09:09 AM   #1
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Ubuntu Runs Slowly - How Can I Make It Run Faster ??


I got Ubuntu 7.10 and it's running slowly lately. I've deleted stuff in my trash but it's still running slow. Are there any management tools I can download to make Ubuntu run more efficiently and faster? Sort of like, XP's defragmentor? Also, I checked my CPU usage and found that the plugin for Opera is running 80% of my CPU usage.

Any ideas?

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Old 07-23-2008, 11:14 AM   #2
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if a browser plug-in is using 80% CPU.. then there is a problem with that plug-in..

What plug-in is it ?

Personally I would remove it.
 
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There is certainly a problem with Opera or that plug-in or with a web page that it has open, and you need to cure that.

Plug-ins for Opera will install in different versions of Opera from those for which they were written and in that case they often don't work correctly. This isn't your problem, is it?
 
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There is certainly a problem with Opera or that plug-in or with a web page that it has open, and you need to cure that.

Plug-ins for Opera will install in different versions of Opera from those for which they were written and in that case they often don't work correctly. This isn't your problem, is it?
hi salasi. i dont think it's opera or the website that's causing the problem. most likely, its the plugin. i went ahead and uninstalled my current version of flash and installed flash 10 beta 2, aka, astro. it works like a charm. one problem with it is that i can view youtube without a hitch (opera hardly freezes anymore and if it does, it hangs for half a minute). but when i try to look at star trek episodes on the cbs website, it doesnt allow me to. thats weird!

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