[xubuntu-users] Re : Re: Computer is getting veryyyyyyy slow???

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 21:21:15 UTC 2012


On 07/25/2012 03:54 PM, Gérald Jean wrote:
> Le 25/07/2012 15:28, Ric Moore a écrit :
>> On 07/25/2012 09:56 AM, gerald.jean at videotron.ca wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Message d'origine -----
>>> De: Oscar Alvarez <oscar.alvarez.montero at gmail.com>
>>> Date: Mercredi, 25 Juillet 2012, 9:16 am
>>> Objet: Re: [xubuntu-users] Computer is getting veryyyyyyy slow???
>>> À: Xubuntu Support and User Discussions <xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>>
>>>  > El 25/07/12 08:02, uteck escribió:
>>>  > >I had a similar problem and it turned out one of the switches
>>>  > in my
>>>  > >house was going bad and everything worked after I replaced
>>>  > it.  So try
>>>  > >a spare switch if you have one, or try moving cables to a different
>>>  > >port.
>>>  > >
>>>  > >On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 7:41 AM,
>>>  > <gerald.jean at videotron.ca> wrote:
>>>  > >>Hello,
>>>  > >>
>>>  > >>a few weeks ago I migrated from Ubuntu to XUbuntu.
>>>  > 12.04.  I was pretty
>>>  > >>happy with the move!!
>>>  > >>
>>>  > >>About 10 days ago, internet surfing started to get slow, it is
>>>  > getting>>slowwwwwwer by the hour???
>>>  > >>
>>>  > >>I phoned my internet supplier, he did some speed checks,
>>>  > upstream and
>>>  > >>downstream and everything is fine!!!  He suggested I
>>>  > "might" have a virus???
>>>  > >>
>>>  > >>How do I check that and what do I do about it???
>>>  > >>
>>>  > >>Any other suggestions about where the slowness could come from
>>>  > welcomed!!!>>
>>>  > >>Thanks,
>>>  > >>
>>>  > >>Gérald
>>>  > >>--
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>>>  > >
>>>  > >
>>>  >
>>>  > What does it say monitor system including process (memory and
>>>  > CPU used) and internet up/down speed?
>>>  >
>>> When I start the System Monitor I see between 50-60% CPU usage, although
>>> nothing, except Firefox, Thunderbird and the system stuff of course, are
>>> running.  It uses 35-40% of 1Gb of live memory.  It is an old computer,
>>> but was running fine until about 10 days ago!!!
>>
>> When Firefox goes wonky on me, I switch to Chrome. That will tell me
>> if it's me or my software. Ric
>>
>>
>>
> Thanks!!!
>
> I am going to try that!!!  What I don't get is doesn't seem to be
> constant???  Like right now it's not bad, other times it's awful???

Exactly the same here. Running Chrome seems to fix it, as that puts 
Firefox on notice. But, it hung up on me last night for about 3-4 
minutes just stalling. Wonky. :) Ric



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