Newer Gnome on older laptops?

Tim darkxst at
Tue Aug 4 13:48:31 UTC 2015

On 04/08/15 22:57, Patrik Bubák wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> currently I'm on:
> CPU:       Dual core AMD E1-1200 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (-MCP-) cache: 1024 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a ssse3 svm)
>            Clock Speeds: 1: 1400.00 MHz 2: 1166.00 MHz
> Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Wrestler [Radeon HD 7310]
>            X.Org: 1.16.0 drivers: ati,fglrx (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,radeon) Resolution: 1366x768 at 60.0hz
> w/ 4 GB RAM. Would you suggest trying newer versions of Gnome? Am on LTS with 3.10 and performance is very low with regular hangs.

paste output from `glxinfo | grep -i opengl`
I would only expect issues with the above hardware when using software rendering (llvm-pipe)
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