Kubuntu Stole My Computer

Amedee Van Gasse (ub) amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be
Thu Mar 18 13:37:53 UTC 2010

On Thu, March 18, 2010 13:47, Bill vance wrote:
> Howdy;
> A week or so ago, I got a slew of bug-fix/updates.  Since then
> My machine has gotten slower, and slower.  It sits there doing
> nothing, and the instant I move the mouse, or start to type, the
> drive light comes on, and stays on, and on, and on, and on.
> Going through the launcher, it took over twenty minutes to load
> Firefox and get the bookmarks list going.  It's getting worse by
> the day.
> The System Monitor, and top don't tell me that what it is, but do
> say that its doing mostly reads, and some writes on my hard drive,
> and is using 100% of the CPU's time.
> Can someone __PLEASE__ tell me how to fix this?

Is it also slow hen you run linux from a livecd?

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