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I am using a pretty smooth 14.04 on my samsung nc10 plus. maybe it will help you out on 12.04 too: First of all i deactivated the effects in unity using unity tweak tool and compiz config: sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool compizconfig-settings-manager I also set the swap usage to a more reasonable level: open sysctl.conf gksudo gedit ...
I suggest to install Xubuntu or Lubuntu. Any of this very lightweight. As you have more than 1gb RAM, any of this is fine. Although Lubuntu is lighter, my personal option is Xubuntu due to personal issues with Lubuntu on an old (very old) Thinkpad laptop. I use Xubuntu on my laptop (Intel Core 2, 4GB RAM) and it works like charm.
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