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31899Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Ubuntu 12.10 Slooooow Acer Aspire Atom w/ 2GB

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  • Scott
    May 28, 2014
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      On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 09:21:17PM -0500, Loyal Barber loyal_barber@... [LINUX_Newbies] wrote:
      > On 05/24/2014 03:57 PM, jon.perelstein@... [LINUX_Newbies] wrote:
      > >
      > >I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on an Acer Aspire One netbook
      > >that is running an Atom Z520 chip (Ubuntu says it is 1.33GHz x 2).
      > >The machine has 2 GB memory installed (verified by Ubuntu). This
      > >install replaced Win XP that came on the machine - I reformatted
      > >the HD (155 GB) and completely eliminated Windows - in other
      > >words, it is a full install and not a dual boot situation (it
      > >doesn't ask me to select an operating system when it boots up, so
      > >I have to believe I got the single boot right). Ubuntu agrees
      > >that it is a 155 GB drive and tells me that I have about 144 GB
      > >remaining.
      > >
      > >
      > >It is just unacceptably slow.
      > >
      > >
      > I would be willing to bet it is the video driver. Someone who uses
      > Ubuntu, where does one find the "restricted" drivers in other words,
      > drivers created by video chip manufacturer.

      If I remember correctly, the Aspire one has an onboard Intel.

      Scott Robbins
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