slow system

Dan Farrell dan at
Mon Jul 28 05:07:25 UTC 2008

Cool, but does it support network access to that info?  I use gkrellm
for that ability, because it does, but I admit it's pretty ugly.  

On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 22:30:21 -0400
"Kim Briggs" <patiodragon at> wrote:

> On 7/27/08, David Clark <clarksd5 at> wrote:
> > I'm a Linux newbie, so i need your help +patience.
> >
> >  i run Ubuntu on a new Dell Laptop with 2gb of memory and its
> > started running slow as hell. Where should I start looking for
> > reasons? Any ways to speed up a Linux system?
> >
> >  davidclark AT
> >
> Hi DC,
> My recommendation to any linux user is to add the "System Monitor"
> applet to your panel whenever you load linux on a computer:
> --Right-click on the panel you want it to appear in
> --Click on "Add to panel"
> --Under "System and Hardware", select "System Monitor"
> --Right-click on the new applet and select the "Memory" box to be
> shown as well.
> This gives you an easy, visual look at if and when your processor
> and/or memory is getting maxed (probably not the memory in your case).
> You can left-click the applet at any time and see the CPU % for your
> applications.  Click on the "%" heading and they will be sorted by
> that field.
> cheers,

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