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I have tried to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS beside Windows 7 on my laptop. Specs:

  • 2GB RAM
  • 32bit 2.10GHz
  • 300GB Hard Disk
  • core2

It used to make my laptop very hot. Any suggestions please?

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closed as off topic by dobey, Mateo, Kevin Bowen, Basharat Sialvi, Mitch May 5 '13 at 11:34

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This issue is most likely related to your graphics card. Find out which one you have and try searching for related issues. – DrA7 May 4 '13 at 20:17
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Some of the answers here might supply you with the answer you seek.

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You could try newer ubuntu version. Older linux kernels have terrible power-savings issues. I had similar problems with my laptops (processor just works all the time although it should be idle as there is no activity).

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