[ubuntu-uk] Poor performance with Ubuntu on my laptop

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 15:30:50 UTC 2012


On 04/10/12 16:21, Anton Kanishchev wrote:
> Could you please confirm that your cpu is this one:
> http://ark.intel.com/products/50176/Intel-Pentium-Processor-P6200-3M-Cache-2_13-GHz
>
> I have ubuntu running on a t6500 (which in terms of passmark 
> benchmarks is very similar) and it runs very well. While intel at the 
> low end do turn things off. while the processor may not be as 
> powerfull it may be a bug/glitch.does the live version off a 
> distro(usb stick) produce the same results-if 12.04 is lagging then 
> windows 7 will definitely lag(assuming it came with 7, or xp) even 
> worse-since it has a gazillion of services to start.
>
> you could try xubuntu as well to see whether that works or debian- if 
> I am correct both use .deb format so most of the ubuntu packages may 
> work.
>
> If you still have a restore partition to windows 7(or cd's) it might 
> be worth installing just to make sure that it is the performance of 
> the processor and not a bug from the 12.04 install-you can always 
> delete it later.
>
>
>
I deleted the restore partition, I have no intention of using Windows on 
it, ever. However remember my Friend's Acer is running perfectly on Win 
7 and it's identical.




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