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I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop, I have a pretty decent configuration that supports windows 8 very fluently but Ubuntu lags a lot while operating.

This is my Laptop's configuration:

Processor Intel i5-2430M
Clock Speed 2.4 GHz
Cores 2 cores
Instruction Set 64 bit
Memory Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
Number of Threads 4
RAM Included 6 GB RAM Possible 8 GB
RAM Speed 1,333 MHz

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It should not be slow. Which version of ubuntu are you using? are you using wubi installation or native installation or running in virtual machine? Have you checked for additional drivers? – Web-E Nov 6 '13 at 5:20
I used Wubi installer. And I have the drivers needed. – Kapil Chhattani Nov 6 '13 at 5:28

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