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Ubuntu 12.10 on Asus Q200E is super slow, how to improve?

The primary symptom is that apps frequently freeze up, graying out. I've read that the gray is a visual signal from compiz for apps that have become unresponsive. It happens so often that the ...
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Why isn't Unredirect Fullscreen Windows enabled by default? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does ‘Unredirect fullscreen Windows’ option in compiz improve performance for video playback? I'm a developer and even I had to use Google to find out what is wrong with ...
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Will unity stop being a plugin for Compiz?

I ask this as with the Unity Desktop running , when I try any games with my Ubuntu 12.04.1 I get so much frame rate drop with Unity and Compiz. If I switch to Gnome-Classic which uses mutter, I get a ...
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How to determine what applications affect xorg/compiz load

Is there a way to tell which application causes huge cpu usage and huge load for xorg and compiz processes?
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Compiz taking 40-30% of CPU resources, is it ok ?

On normal working with nothing opened, compiz fires up to 50% CPU usage on my machine. Which is abnormal I think. Is this a bug or is this behavior ok? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on Intel i5 ...
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What to do against game performance drop in 12.04 when using unity (3D)?

I experience a huge drop in game performance since my fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 My PC consists of an Nvidia Geforce GTX 460, AMD Phenom II X4 965 CPU and 4GB of RAM and I use nvidias proprietary ...
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Is it normal for compiz to consume 40% of my CPU with no other programs running?

When I have no other programs running, compiz takes up at least 40% of my CPU. Is this normal? If it is normal, is there anyway I could make this program take a smaller percentage?
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Poor Xorg Intel GM45 Performance after 12.04 Upgrade

Just upgraded to 12.04 and my video performance feels a lot worse. Running an Intel GM45 with dual 1280x1900 screens. When I switch to a single screen performance is much better. This was the same ...
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Desktop runs very slick, animations are all fast and flawless. Moving windows around, however, is very laggy. Why?

This isn't a question about Ubuntu being laggy in general - not at all, in fact, it's very slick and fast for me. Clicking the "Workspace Switcher" in the dock performs the animation immediately and ...
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Poor compiz performance on NVidia 9500 GT

I have just installed Ubuntu on both my laptop and my workstation. My laptop is a somewhat older one, with a 2Ghz centrino Core 2 Duo processor, an NVidia GeForce Go 7300 graphics card, and 2 ...
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Performance of 3D applications on Unity/Compiz comparison with other configurations

In the past I have had three important applications having problems with compiz and the proprietary Nvidia graphics driver, they are; Googleearth, The Secondlife client and Blender, compiz and the ...