[ubuntu-uk] Feeling tortured by Ubuntu
davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk
Tue Oct 18 12:33:06 UTC 2011
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On 18/10/11 13:31, Kris Douglas wrote:
> On 18 October 2011 13:08, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com>
>> On 18 October 2011 12:49, Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com>
>>> Hello, I use Ubuntu in the workplace, I am having a problem
>>> with it at the moment that is beginning to drive me a bit mad.
>>> I have upgraded to the latest version this week, and I am
>>> seeing graphical artefacts every so often, which is new, but
>>> they do go away after I have logged in. The worst problem I am
>>> having, is after around 6-10 hours of use, the system begins to
>>> run slowly, and by that I mean the interface becomes a lot less
>>> responsive, etc.
>>> I have tried downgrading and upgrading my Nvidia 9600GT card's
>>> drivers and it has had little effect.
>>> This is denting my productivity now and I was wondering if
>>> anyone had a solution to the problem I am experiencing?
>> Which architecture are you using? Which drivers are you using at
>> the moment? Does the system seem to start to labour? Does the GPU
>> fan spin up? Open a command line and run top, is anything taking
>> a lot of CPU? I had similar problems on my Dell XPS M1330 running
>> 64-bit a couple of years ago and while never getting to the
>> bottom of the problem apart from identifying it as something to
>> do with java and flash in Firefox, the usable solution was to run
>> 32-bit with PAE.
> I am running 32 bit with PAE, 6GB RAM, 9600GT running NVidia
> Latest version of Ubuntu running Unity 3D, same problem happened
> with gnome 2.
> Happens if I have programs open or not, there are no rogue
> processes and no excessive memory usage when the slowdown occurs.
It maybe an issue with the pae kernel have you though about trying
64bit at all?
You make it, I'll break it!
I love my job :)
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