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I've been having trouble with my computer since I installed Ubuntu 10.10 for the first time. At first it ran quickly and I was glad I installed it, but after some time I updated to 11.04 and newer versions and the computer began crashing. I've changed swappiness to 10%, removed the extra workspaces, purged it and switched to Gnome instead of Unity, but it's still slow. I can't even watch Youtube videos, beacuse they make the computer freeze.

Some info: Disk space: 20GB Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 2500+ Memory: 1.9 GiB Available disk space: 9.4 GiB

Release 12.04 (precise) 32-bit

I don't have any pictures nor documents inside, 3.1 GB of music, and Wine.

I hope I gave enough information, and I thank you for helping me with all my trouble.

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what graphics card are you using? – Dialogos Dec 17 '12 at 17:56
Similar question. Xubuntu 12.04 is more suitable for old hardware, and you should definitely add the graphics specs. – mikewhatever Dec 17 '12 at 17:57

Update the graphics card driver ... maybe upgrade the Ubuntu version.

I underline mikewhatever´s answer...try out xubuntu..its great.

Edit: Lubuntu is also good for older or less capable hardware.

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