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Sure, I've never had a problem using them both at the same time. I assume you have indicator-cpufreq installed already and I'm also assuming you have an intel processor and that is why you need to alter /etc/default/grub. Open a terminal and execute the following command to open a text editor so you can edit the file: sudo nano /etc/default/grub Using ...


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You will be better of with a different flavor of Ubuntu. I am running Lubuntu on my old computer with low resources (also Intel celeron around the same specs). For a full list of flavors: http://www.ubuntu.com/about/about-ubuntu/flavours


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If you are using a hard drive you should gain a little bit performance because Xubuntu would be installed on the first partition of the drive.


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I suspect the drives, or still more likely, the SATA control chips on the motherboard are periodically overheating and protecting themselves by timing out rather than risking damage. Ordinarily winter is not the season when I encounter overheating issues, but in this case it seems possible. If you have an accessory fan you can direct at the motherboard, ...


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For something that old you should use something like lxle : Visit http://lxle.net/ You can try Lubuntu as well both are good alternatives to run on your pc


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In the running system, you can get rid of intel_powerclamp: sudo rmmod intel_powerclamp To disable it permanently and suppress loading it altogether, in addition do: cd /etc/modprobe.d sudo su echo install intel_powerclamp /bin/true >intel_powerclamp.conf Then, after a reboot, it wont come back.


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An Intel Graphics processor uses the main CPU to perform its graphics rendering, so it's basically the kernel eating up these processor cycles... Solution? Switch to LUbuntu: much less graphics intensive and giving you all the functionality you need to perform all the tasks you need for day-to-day usage (mail, web, and simple games) If you want the ...



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