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My laptop is a Compaq nx6110 with 1 GB RAM.

Before Ubuntu, XP was originally installed on it and was not too slow. But after I installed Ubuntu 13.04 (replacing XP) it is too slow.

Even YouTube videos are not played continuously though the net speed is sufficient. Also the headset is not detected.

What can I do to fix this?

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What amount of RAM do you have? – Alvar Jun 25 '13 at 9:56
Try Lubuntu. 1 GB is not much RAM. See here – Manuel Jun 25 '13 at 9:59
i have 1 Gb ram @Alvar – bhusal.17 Jun 25 '13 at 9:59
But your question states 1GB? – Nanne Jun 25 '13 at 10:02
Take a look at my answer Here. Using Gnome classic made it even better. – Mitch Jun 25 '13 at 10:36

Install Lubuntu. It's an official alternative version of Ubuntu that is designed for older PC's like yours.

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can i use the software that are used in ubuntu – bhusal.17 Jun 25 '13 at 10:10
@user169886 Yes. Everything that runs in Ubuntu runs in Lubuntu too. – Jop V. Jun 25 '13 at 10:13
Also Xubuntu should work reasonably well – thom Jun 25 '13 at 13:39
And you should opt in the html5 trial on youtube. Flash is resource – Victor Oct 2 '13 at 15:12

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