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Before testing smart scopes my computer ran Unity perfectly. The dash opened instantly when either pressing the super key or clicking the icon. I tried out smart scopes and attempted to use it but unity became incredibly slow to open, nothing like it shows in the demo videos. It would take about 5 seconds to open unity and even longer to search. I removed smart scopes and the problem persisted. Enabling Static Blur or No Blur in Compiz Config Settings Manager speeds unity back up but I want Unity to be functioning the way it was before with Active Blur.

My computer specs are more than enough to run Unity.

  • Intel Core i7-3520M CPU @ 2.90GHz × 4
  • Intel Ivybridge Mobile Graphics
  • 8 GBs of RAM
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Have you tried changing the dash blur setting under the unity-tweak-tool?

Try with static and no blur, and see how it goes: if it works, you should notice it right away.

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As I stated in the question, changing it to static and/or no blur speeds unity back up. I want unity to function the way it used to. It used to function just fine with active blur enabled I want it to do that again – chad Jun 10 '13 at 19:24
I also want to know why it's functioning so slowly. With my hardware, that shouldn't happen – chad Jun 10 '13 at 19:25
Sorry, think I posted it in the wrong place, as that fixed my problem ^_^. (Got confused with so many opened tabs I had) – tomyo Jun 11 '13 at 3:39

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