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Re: [vox-tech] Xorg high CPU usage in Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) - DellInspiron 1525 w/ Intel 965GM chip
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Re: [vox-tech] Xorg high CPU usage in Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) - DellInspiron 1525 w/ Intel 965GM chip

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 09:47:40PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> After upgrading to the latest Ubuntu (9.04 aka Jaunty), my system has
> been VERY sluggish.  Videos didn't play back properly.  Xorg was chewing
> up a minimum of 30% CPU almost all the time, even if nothing was going on...
> even if I disabled the compositing effects in KDE4's Kwin window manager.
> This seemed to help :)
>   https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ReinhardTartler/X/RevertingIntelDriverTo2.4
> I'm still a bit annoyed at how sluggish this one year old laptop is
> getting to be, and am starting to wonder if I should just switch to
> command-line all the time, or maybe Xfce.

Bill, are you on the Dell Linux mailing list? Developers/Engineers from
dell and canonical are on the list. They have helped fix a few problems
for me. Very knowledgable.


Brian Lavender
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