Kubuntu Stole My Computer

Bill vance faptagon at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 09:56:04 UTC 2010

Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 14:37:53 +0100 (CET)
From: "Amedee Van Gasse (ub)" <amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be>
Subject: Re: Kubuntu Stole My Computer
To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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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?

I don't have the disk, I upgraded to Karmic over the net.

Also, due to smtp authentication problems I've had with Comcast for
far too long,
I can't send files, or masses of program data.  This email is going
through third
party Gmail, by way of Firefox, and attachments don't work either.  :-(


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