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Ubuntu 12.10 gnome system monitor high cpu usage

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I tried to install numerous times, but always removed it because of loud fan noise. Me and my Bro have the same Notebook, a HP Compaq 615, and what grabbed my attention ...
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4answers
646 views

CPU overheating (Acer 4730z + Ubuntu 12.10)

After using the pre-installed Windows Vista on my Acer Aspire 4730z for over 4 years, I decided to switch to Ubuntu. I installed a brand new SSD with Ubuntu 12.04, which I later upgraded to 12.10. ...
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0answers
614 views

Xorg and compiz using 20% of CPU

I'm not doing anything in particular but Xorg is currently using 8-15% of my CPU and Compiz is using 5-15% as well. I have 4 virtual desktops (aka workspaces) and like 10 windows open but I see no ...
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1answer
1k views

Unusually high CPU% and bad performance on both Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I recently decided to switch to Ubuntu from Windows 7, and I've been having some problems regarding CPU usage. Any program I have running uses 40-50% of my CPU, which is way too much obviously. I'm ...
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2answers
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Which operating system takes more advantage of multi core cpus [closed]

I want to know which one will benefit more from amd 8 (or in multi core setup in general) core setup windows or Ubuntu or there will be no difference ?? thank you in advanced
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2answers
233 views

Sluggish desktop/Unity performance on ThinkPad Edge

Fresh (1 week old) install of Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit version on a ThinkPad Edge 15, specs as follows: System specs (site wouldn't let me hotlink the image) I think the swap is about 2GB but can't ...
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1answer
243 views

cpu rendering graphics instead of ati hd 5470

Ubuntu 12.10 is really burning my laptop.I have an vaio laptop with ati hd 5470,i3 370m processor.Processor is used to render unity launcher transparent windows.Cpu usage is close to 100 whenever I ...
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2answers
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CPU high temperature 12.10 while high CPU usage

I have a problem with high temperature of processor while running applications that use all 8 cores of processor with load of close to 100% during the all running time. And the running time for those ...
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0answers
481 views

CPU heating up too much and locking the notebook [12.10 32bits]

I have an AMD A6-3400m. When installing ubuntu 12.10 the CPU gets too hot. When I go to see the cpu usage not see anything unusual. I think she is working at or above the specifications of the cpu. I ...
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3answers
4k views

How to step up my CPU's frequency?

I installed xubuntu 12.10 in a Fujitsu Siemens laptop with Intel Pentium M processor 1.86Ghz. I noticed that the processor's frequency that the "System information" mentions is only 800Mhz (step down ...
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2answers
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Dell Vostro 3360 laptop gets warm after 12.10 upgrade

After my yesterday upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 my laptop (Dell Vostro 3360) gets warm without the CPU fan cooling at all. At 75° C the fan seems to be off. This will result in serious problems wen running ...
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After drop of Unity2D in 12.10: How to tackle high load of Unity/compiz on netbooks? [closed]

Update: Though it's not fully clear to me why this Q should be off-topic and I have doubts that a bug report will help, I filed a bug report at https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bug/1067349 Please ...