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213 views

Performance Counter Information required

I need to learn how performance counter works for my research project. I have understood how hardware supports the monitoring of events.Intel manual gives description on how the performance monitoring ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Performance Problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my hp pavilion t440m (this is a pc, not a laptop; with extra ram, now 1.5G) and I ...
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2answers
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My laptop hangs a lot

My laptop is 1G ram and 120G hard-disk 1.68HZ processor , I've both Ubuntu and Windows7 on my machine For the last few days, my laptop, running Ubuntu 11.10 has been hanging a lot. A lot of the time, ...
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1answer
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How do I prevent Ubuntu gradually slowing down to a stop?

I really do not know what is causing the problem of my desktop environment (D.E.) gradually slowing down. It seems to happen in Gnome 3.2, LXDE, XFCE, and KDE. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and this ...
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1answer
761 views

ATI Radeon 5800 series dual monitor unity not 3D accelerated

When I had a single monitor setup, without Xinerama, with my current setup of Ubuntu 11.10, ATI 5800 series card, Unity showed transparencies, shadows, etc. (although graphics was reported as ...
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1answer
802 views

Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and AMD Processor slow performance

I'm having a problem with the last distributive of Ubuntu. The problem is that with an Intel DualCore E7500, 4GB of RAM DDR3-1600 and x32 bits type of OS with PAE enabled, I have not met performance ...
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578 views

Disk I/O makes desktop unusable. System consumes too much memory

I have a long-term problem with my Acer TravelMate 3002WTMi (Pentium-M 1.73Ghz, 512 MB RAM) and Xubuntu 11.10. Whenever load increases machine tends to slow down to the point that it's totally ...
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1answer
262 views

Is Ubuntu/Unity More CPU or GPU Intensive?

The answer is really important. I want to know if it's more cpu or gpu intensive I'm choosing between sandy bridge and llano.
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1answer
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Flash player performance issues [duplicate]

I have serious performance issues with flash on ubuntu 11.10. the problem manifests itself when I try to play large flash files on hosting sites like gorillavids.com and the like. the playback starts ...
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1answer
764 views

What software can I use test the performance of my system?

I installed Ubuntu (11.10 64bit) to my new laptop (Asus A53E-XT4), and would like to test capabilities, especially it's 6GB's of RAM. Is there any software in the Software Center (or on the web), ...
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0answers
3k views

How to optimize Ubuntu to watch 1080p movies in mplayer [closed]

I have copy of Stargate in full HD weighing in at about 10.7 GB. Here is the full file info when opened in mplayer mplayer: Symbol `ff_codec_bmp_tags' has different size in shared object, consider ...
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1answer
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What is IOMMU and will it improve my VM performance?

My Motherboard's chipset supports this feature IOMMU, i've read (but not really understand) that it improves the VM performance by letting the VM make use of the actual physical hardware instead of ...
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1answer
396 views

Ubuntu randomly slows to a crawl for no reason

This is a VERY strange problem. My installation of 11.10 will randomly slow to a crawl, giving the feeling of either max CPU/MEM useage, when they are both at normal levels. Although there seems to ...
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2answers
676 views

Shutdown taking a lot of time

Whenever I shutdown in my Ubuntu 11.10 box, the icons are changing to the default GNOME icons and it is taking a lot of time to shutdown. What can I do to fix this?
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3answers
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Installed Ubuntu In a low Specs PC and it is too slow, even with LXDE

I'm new with Linux and started with Ubuntu 11.10, I installed it in my PC (Core2Duo 2Ghz, 512Mb Ram DDR2, integrated video in Motherboard), I know the requirements for Unity are 1Gb Ram so I decided ...
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0answers
1k views

Super Slow Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

Well lately my 11.10 has been incredibly slow and I don't know why. Like everything is always really slow. Moving Windows across the screen or minimizing/maximizing is extremely slow. I don't know if ...
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1answer
115 views

Latency occuring between typing the character and printing on screen on a Dell Inspiron m101z?

i am facing a bit problem with my laptop dell inspiron m101z and the problem is there is slight latency occurring in typing the text on keyboard and getting up same on the screen. also sometimes i ...
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1answer
402 views

Why doesn't GNOME Shell run smoothly on my hardware?

I'm having problems running GNOME Shell with my NVIDIA 7025/nforce 630a (on-board). The animations don't run smoothly when I configure my BIOS to give 512MB to the chipset. The only solution I've ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 11.10 is slow [closed]

It's much slower than 11.04. My laptop is new and quite powerful, so it's not the issue. Everything just loads slower (music, browser, files, everything!). Why is that? What should I do?
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2answers
582 views

Why does everything take so long to open?

Every time I click to open a program or anything, it takes at least 6 seconds to open. Bigger programs take even longer. I right clicked on the desktop and selected "change desktop background" and the ...
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1answer
951 views

Cheap PC specs run Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit? [closed]

Would the below PC specs run Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit at optimal performance? ASRock Motherboard H61M-S,H61, LGA1155 , 2xDDR3 Slot ,PCIe x16 GBL VGA DVI uATX Intel Celeron G530 LGA1155 CPU 2.4Ghz 2Mb ...
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3answers
3k views

Why is my boot time slower after upgrade?

My Ubuntu 11.10 boots very slowly after I do a clean install into my desktop HP Pavilion with the following specs: Intel Core i5-750 4GB of RAM NVIDIA Geforce GF315. How can I fix this? I compared ...
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1answer
631 views

How can I speed up the software center?

The Software Center in 11.10 is much slower than it was in Natty, and on my five years old machine it often becomes unresponsive. What can I do to make it run faster?
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2answers
3k views

Slow and Laggy Animations

Why are my animations laggy and slow on my laptop? AMD Turion tl-56 and HD 3200 with 2 Gig Ram.
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1answer
2k views

Performance is crucially slow and very lagging

Linux Ubuntu 3.0.0-12-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 14:50:42 UTC 2011 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux Hardware config is AMD Athlon Processor and 500 GB harddisk with 2GB RAM this is my system config. ...
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3answers
2k views

Slow shut down on a Dell Inspiron 15R [closed]

I have a notebook Dell Inspiron 15R (core i3, 6GB and Intel Graphics card), had Ubuntu 11.04 installed and have just upgraded to 11.10. Everything looks about the same except for shutdown which is ...
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3answers
3k views

Ubuntu feels slow after 11.10 update

I recently updated Ubuntu to the latest 11.10 version. For some reason since the update Ubuntu reacts slowly. For example, when I drag a window there is a delay in the movement, when I write text it ...
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2answers
4k views

Slow/laggy desktop effects with Nvidia card

I've installed Oneiric from scratch (didn't upgrade), and I'm having troubles with desktop effects: Unity is very slow - whenever I click on the workspaces icon, I either get no animation, or the ...
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5answers
7k views

Ubuntu 11.10 network speed [closed]

Just upgraded to 11.10 from 11.04 . My internet speed is VERY slow now. I did a speed test with two similar laptops. The one running windows has a download speed of 14Mb/s while the one running Ubuntu ...
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2answers
7k views

How to improve performances [duplicate]

I have seen this question, but that question seems to be obsolete with the 11.10 version. Last week, I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. I am usually using gnome desktop clasic (without effects,also ...
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1answer
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Can I lower the graphical strain of GNOME Shell?

Is there some way of configuring "No Effects" in the backend of GNOME Shell to get less memory/CPU overhead from graphical applications? I don't dare to turn on Metacity compositing due to this: ...