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intel_powerclamp: Start/Stop forced idle injection

I do not really knows when it started, i just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and was about to do something about graphics performances (unity felt sluggish). That situation already lasted for 6 months I ...
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Basics about Nvidia GPU and graphics performance

Well, I'm new in this OS, and I already love it. Before I had Win7 but I'm not coming back. I installed it yesterday in my laptop, a HP Pavilion dv4-1528la with a GPU Nvidia GeForce 105M. Installed ...
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Nvidia-settings PowerMizer performance-mode on 12.04.4 64-bit [duplicate]

Whenever I try to set the performance mode of my Nvidia 525M gpu from adaptive to performance, it actually works, but only until I reboot my PC. After a reboot/relog I have to do it all over again via ...
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NVIDIA driver fails after update on 12.04 using lenovo w520 laptop w/ quadro 1000m display driver

Im new to ubuntu and I am excited to start using it. I have been using it for a day now and am noticing that the OS is hanging a lot. I think this may be due to my display driver not being installed ...
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Any tips to improve my computer performance? (Acer Revo) [duplicate]

I'm kinda new here. I have a Acer Revo R3610 and I've already have installed ubuntu 12.04 but it didn't run very well and now I'm trying 13.04 and it's working much better. The thing is, I believe ...
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Poor perfomance using 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with all the updates needed from additional hardware and system in dual boot with Windows 7 to raise a little the performance of my PC. After installation, Ubuntu was slower ...
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How can I speed up this system? [duplicate]

I'm running a "nettop" computer which is a rather low-end performer. It can probably run better (=faster) than it does simply by adjusting it in some way, because I guess that the standard ...
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2answers
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Why is Unity not as smooth with the proprietary Nvidia driver as with open Intel? [closed]

I have a Thinkpad W520 with Intel HD3000 onboard graphics as well as an Nvidia 1000M graphics chip, and I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I experience a rather big difference in how smooth Unity appears with ...
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1answer
162 views

Ubuntu 13 slower than 12

I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, mostly 12. I recently updated to 13 and the most noticable change is that it's overall slower than 12. In particular, moving windows on the screen is very ...
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1answer
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Slow and freezy 13.04 system under Nvidia graphics

I have the same problem under 13.04, I have Nvidia C73 (GeForce7100/nForce 630i) and it freezes randomly when I use Unity icons, the system is pretty slow anyway. I tried the opensource x-org driver, ...
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Is it possible to use both SLI and two monitors at the same time on Ubuntu with Nvidia?

I'm completely and utterly baffled by my inability to use both SLI and a dual monitor setup, even with Nvidia's latest proprietary drivers. Now I have to choose between the ergonomic and productive ...
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GeForce 8600M GT: Nouveau performance better than proprietary driver?

After installing Ubuntu 12.10 on this computer, I installed NVIDIA's proprietary driver, since I might want to play a few games. I soon started having problems with video and audio. I'd be watching a ...
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Many games stuttery - nvidia

Many games I play are stuttery, (run at a fine fps, but pause randomly every second or so). This happens both when running a native game such as Amnesia, and a game through wine like LoL or WoW. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - really slow performance [duplicate]

I'm very new to Linux/Ubuntu - just installed it on my PC today for the first time ever. It seemed like a great alternative to Windows 8 which annoys me. Unfortunately, even though the installation ...
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1answer
81 views

Is buying a new, recent graphics card a reasonable strategy to resolve graphics related problems? [closed]

The last year, probably longer, I have been dealing with increasing stability issues that seem related to some graphics subsystem and that I can not find a clear solution to. The problems have gotten ...
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1answer
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What driver for nVIDIA GeForce MX440?

I have recently installed (clean install) Ubuntu 12.10 on a desktop PC with nVIDIA GeForce MX440 (AGP 8x) and I have problems with Unity. Although I can see the desktop, however i can't see unity bar ...
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12.10 visual performance using nvidia driver

My fresh ubuntu 12.10 install is slow, not something extreme but dragging windows, switching workspaces and things like that are just slow and look horrible. it feels like the fps is dropping in a ...
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1answer
268 views

Kubuntu , Ubuntu (unity) : Which is faster?

I installed Kubuntu package on top of Ubuntu server; It works alright but compared to the specs of the computer (i3,4GB RAM) I would expect more. The problem is not so much the speed of execution of ...
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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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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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1answer
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Can I use Ubuntu on this desktop (for gaming)?

This is my first post. I know there are a lot of VERY similar questions like this, but no one has my PC specs or i didn't found one with them. Well, here is the story. Since 2010 i have been using ...
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Huge performance issues with nVidia GeForce 7100

There are several reports that say that there are serious performance issues using 12.04 and nVidia 7100. Are there any work-a-round in sight?
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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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2answers
3k views

Are the nvidia drivers not performing as they should?

I have a dream... And in that dream I am running full HD videos in XBMC on my Sapphire EDGE HD2 media PC. It is based on the ION 2 chip. I installed Ubuntu on it and in Ubuntu I installed XBMC. I ...
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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Video performance on a Lenovo T520 is slow

I have a new Lenovo t520 with 8gb memory and a i7 cpu. It's the first time I 'really' install Ubuntu on a pc. I have about six months of experience with Ubuntu as a guest OS on Windows in a VM. Now ...
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2answers
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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 ...