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i recently installed ubuntu 13.10 and its been extremely slow ever since. The annimation that appears when you open or close an application takes about 15-20 seconds to complete. I have searches the internet but only found people talking about unity being slow(im new to this so that doesnt really mean much to me) I watched a video in which he used gnome was used instead of unity. If i install gnome will this fix the lag? any help appreciated. thanks

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Try an alternate desktop (K/X/Lubuntu) or identify your hardware (video card). –  bodhi.zazen Dec 18 '13 at 22:14
Does unity2D preform better? –  virtualxtc Dec 18 '13 at 22:47
what are your computer's specs? –  Mina Michael Dec 18 '13 at 23:10
my video card is an ATI Radeon HD 3200,Processor- AMD Athlon II x4 620 2.6ghz, 3GB Ram, windows 7 32 bit –  Paul Dec 19 '13 at 15:17
@virtualxtc How might i get unity 2D –  Paul Dec 20 '13 at 12:00

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