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Questions tagged [performance]

For all questions relative to application or system performance issue.

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Unexpected Shutdown

Today and before have encountered unexpected shutdown. My laptop have a new battery, because the old one died, but this also happened to me with this. I see that this happen to me when the system ...
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AppCenters crashes when looking at installed application details

Issue The AppCenter in the latest elementary OS 5.0 Juno (Dutch language pack) constantly crashes when I look at the details of installed apps. It especially happens (but not always) when I click the ...
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elementary OS Loki - Horrible battery life

Well, i have to say, the battery life from my Acer laptop while using elementary OS is horrible, while on full charge, it says it has around 2~3h to discharge, while using Debian without tlp, laptop-...
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Elementary poor performance after update

When i first installed elementary os without updating the os itself everything was smooth and working fine. When i rebooted from the updates my mouse starts skipping a lot and the overall performance ...
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Gala and Xorg high CPU usage on Lenovo X220

Gala and Xorg are always above 13%, even if there are no other windows except Terminator. It drains the laptop's battery and keeps the laptop's cooler always on. I can't remember when I first noticed ...
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Genymotion Freezing Computer when launching a device

I have been running elementary OS on my laptop (Nothing fancy, some cheap Dell) successfully for a few months. I really like the operation system, so I decided to install it on my daily driver which i ...
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Laptop fan runs continuously even when not using the application

My laptop fan runs continuously even when not using the application. CPU fan speed is 2300 RPM. Is that normal? This is my first time using elementary OS.
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Screen Flicker on Loki

I try to fix this so many times since I install elementaryOS. And I try this fix but do not work. Also changed to UXA and either. I have Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics (rev 09) ...
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Game Performance and Drivers

I just started using Elementary. I have some issues with games and game performance. I have a GTX 1070 and an i7 6700, so my hardware is up to par. Worst case is Insurgency. The game crashes on ...
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Intel Integrated Graphics Performance

i am using Asus E403SA laptop and graphics performance in Elementary OS Loki 0.4.1 is not as good as in Windows 10 Pro. As I am a new Loki user, can you guide me through the process of updating/fixing ...
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Why Firefox and Transmission are using so much memory?

If I open a site like artstation.com on Firefox and have Transmission open at the same time my computer crashes.
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Is elementary OS performance suitable for Games and Steam? [closed]

I googled it and did my search well but I still wanted to ask people to hear some thoughts and opinions. I got an MSI laptop now and like most, I use Windows for a long time. But I'm bored a lot of ...
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How can I tell what is making Elementary Loki slow in my laptop (Intel Core i3, 4Gb RAM)

My Intel Core i3 computer gets slow sometimes, since I installed Loki. I'm quite a fan of Elementary OS and loved the way my laptop's performance improved with Luna and even better with Freya, but ...
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Bad performance after closing and opening laptop lid

After installing elementary OS Freya everything worked perfectly from day one. One thing that seems to be a real pain is: when closing the laptop lid, waiting for it to suspend -or hibernate, still ...
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How well will Elementary OS run on a 5-yr old Acer netbook? [closed]

How well will Elementary OS run on a 5-yr old Acer Aspire one 523h-2527 netbook? Windows 7 runs very sluggishly. Would Elementary run faster? Shortly after I bought it, I was advised by a ...
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CPU Overload when watching video

I don't know the exact reason, but whenever I'm watching a video (doesn't matter if it's Youtube or VLC), after some minutes (twenty or so), my CPU usage spikes to 100%. I've been trying to see what ...
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Will Elementary OS 32 bits performs better then 64 bits on Intel Atom N455 processor?

I have a Toshiba NB305 PLL3AC-033014 with an Atom N455 (64 bits capable) and 2GB of DDR3 Ram running Elementary OS (Freya 0.3.1) 64 bits installed on a Samsung 120 GB 850 EVO SSD. The performance is ...
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elementary OS “freezes” on screen lock

I just installed elementary OS on a iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011), with AMD Radeon HD 6770M. It generally works well, except one thing: When I lock the screen super + L, or leave the screen and then come ...
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Why is the window resize animation running slowly? [closed]

I'm running elementary on my desktop with Nvidia GTX460 graphic card and enough hardware power to run everything smoothly. Therefore it is very strange that when I change the size of my window, ...
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Freya vs Luna performance requirement

I have a netbook with small performance (AMD C-70 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics x 2) with 1.7 GiB of memory. Elementary Luna is already quite slow. If I update to Freya, shall I expect lower or ...
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How can I optimize elementary for slow computers? [closed]

Could anyone provide some tips on how to make elementary OS run faster and use less memory? Specifically I am running it on a netbook Asus Eee PC 1005HA with an Intel Atom processor (single core) ...