[xubuntu-users] ubuntuforums site scrolling jerky

Art Slurry info at artslurry.com
Sun Feb 3 12:06:51 UTC 2013

On 02/03/2013 06:05 AM, Tim wrote:
> On 03/02/13 10:07, Dave Hills wrote:
>> On 2 February 2013 06:53, Art Slurry <info at artslurry.com 
>> <mailto:info at artslurry.com>> wrote:
>>     hi all,
>>     given fresh install 12.04 xubuntu, all updates
>>     I cannot get the ubuntuforums.org <http://ubuntuforums.org> site
>>     to scroll smoothly either with the mouse wheel, or side bar, or
>>     even arrow keys, making it impossible to use..
>>     nvidia geforce with version 173 driver installed,
>>     no extensions running in firefox 18.0.1
>>     same result in midori
>>     i've also tried a different video card
>>     anyone else have a problem with the site?  just trying to figure
>>     out if it's the site or my box
>>     no problems with any other site, nothing relevant in the logs, i'm
>>     at a loss
>> Hi Art,
>> I've a fresh install of 12.10 and have no problems scrolling Ubuntu 
>> Forums with Firefox or Chromium. I've had some different problems 
>> with graphics drivers and dropped back to the default supported X.org 
>> X server display driver to test if the driver was the issue. Could It 
>> be a mouse driver issue ? In Setttings, does Mouse and Touchpad 
>> recognise your mouse?
>> Dave
> I don't have a problem with ubuntuforums but I do have a very similar 
> problem with Facebook. Firefox is my main browser (currently 18.01). 
> it will start off normally and I can access facebook without a problem 
> but over a period of 24 hours (my PC runs 24\7) Facebook will become 
> unusable, cpu usage is bouncing all over the place and scrolling is 
> jerky. I normally I have to close just the Facebook tab give it a few 
> seconds and then restart Facebook in a new tab. All other sites I 
> access are OK, I have had this problem for about the last 4 version of 
> Firefox that has been released, annoying but I just live with it.
> Tim
cpu usage shoots up to 80% for me on ubuntuforums, that's the only site 
(i browse a lot).
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