Laptop performs really slow when running from wifi

David Curtis dcurtis at
Tue Nov 20 17:03:02 UTC 2007

On Nov 20, 2007 8:24 PM, Asif Iqbal <vadud3 at
> <mailto:vadud3 at>> wrote:
>     Anyone else have any suggestion as to why my laptop crawls after
>     running for a while on ONLY wifi?
>     Should I downgrade it to feisty fawn? I had no problem with wifi there.
>     What is the simple way to downgrade?

I would assume that since your mouse "flickers" and screen refresh is 
slow that something is consuming a large amounts of cpu. Run 'top' or 
'htop' in a terminal (or tty, ctrl-alt-f1, ctrl-alt-f7 to return to 
Xorg). The offender should be at the top of the list.


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