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This worked for me: Switch to tty1 (Ctrl+Alt+F1) and login as myself. rm -rf ~/.compiz (in order to recursively delete session logs... there might also be ~/.compiz-1 and so on, delete them all!) sudo service lightdm restart login using the standard greeter again. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/943083/comments/14
I have a laptop with a graphics card (gma500) which has a framebuffer driver only, resulting in the same horrible framerates/performance. The best solution for me is running Lubuntu. This is Ubuntu including the same software repository, but with a light weight desktop manager called LXDE. It is graphically not as slick, but muuuuch faster on light hardware ...
Give an try for 13.10, if it works, fine.If it doesn't, you may stick to 12.10 for some time.Ubuntu Gnome is an continuation of the old look that people love.You may want to try it.You can always go with xubuntu or lubuntu or kubuntu which are better for low spec hardware. BTW you will not be able(or recommended) to stick with 12.10 much longer as it EOL's ...
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