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londonlad
May 31st, 2008, 05:36 PM
hi all,

its only started today, but, 8.04 has gone really really laggy. even scrolling down the firefox page is laggy.........everything is laggy tbh! any ideas? :(

shifty_powers
May 31st, 2008, 05:40 PM
what graphics card are you using?

londonlad
May 31st, 2008, 05:43 PM
ATi X1050, everything has been ok for ages! :(

shifty_powers
May 31st, 2008, 05:44 PM
what does system monitor show?

system>administration>system monitor

i.e. cpu usage etc...

Joeb454
May 31st, 2008, 05:46 PM
Have you changed anything? Or installed anything recently?

londonlad
May 31st, 2008, 05:57 PM
http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u11/simonrogers_video/ubuntu-1.png

Joeb...............no!

Joeb454
May 31st, 2008, 06:11 PM
Check the processes tab of that window.

Wow 3.1GB swap! ;)

shifty_powers
May 31st, 2008, 06:16 PM
seems like quite high cpu usage, but not enough to make it laggy...

londonlad
May 31st, 2008, 06:19 PM
prob sorted, my grafix driver was not IN USE!

shifty_powers
May 31st, 2008, 06:24 PM
heh, thats why i was originaly asking about your gcard, but got sidetracked ;)

if you go into threadtools at the top, you can mark it as solved :D