Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty & the Netbook Launcher
chris at adebenham.com
Tue Apr 28 04:36:12 BST 2009
There is a problem with the kernel shipped in 9.04 with certain intel graphics.
It most hits netbooks.
This is logged in the bugtracker at
The easiest fix is to download
I've done this on my wifes EeePC 900 and it helped a lot.
2009/4/28 Simon Ives <simon at simonives.info>:
> Hi all.
> Last week when 9.04 was released I updated my Asus Eee PC 701sd with an
> image from Telstra's site. The update went fine and everything functions as
> it should, except the Ubuntu Netbook Launcher.
> I've had to revert to the standard Ubuntu desktop and give up on the UNL as
> it was running exceptionally slow. For example, my mouse movements would be
> extremely jerky: running the mouse from the top to bottom of the menu item
> list on the left would take around three seconds. Everything else seems
> My netbook's got a gig of RAM and a non-overclocked 900Mhz processor. The
> CPU and RAM stats under sys monitor are all pretty low, actually lower than
> they were under Hardy. I can't figure out why the UNL is running so
> poorly. Any ideas? Any one else had similar problems?
> SIMON IVES
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