Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at
Mon Nov 23 16:44:27 GMT 2009

xPol wrote:
> kubuntu karmic is rather slow on my laptop, compared to hardy (kde3.5)
> Windows take seconds to be raised or lowered, Auto hide panels take 
> seconds to show up. 
> My ram is 1.5 GB and the swap area is 4GB, used only up to 1/4 
> I suspect that slowness is due the graphic card, intel 915, but i can't 
> believe that the more recent driver is worse the the old one.
> Any hints to check and tune my system?
> Thank you 
> ---P 
try disabling compositing. you can do that from system settings, desktop
another quicker way, but not sure if available on all systems, or i
customized it this way (horrible memory)

Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
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