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elementary OS "freezes" on screen lock

Have you tried restarting lightdm?? When you get you screen locked, press CTRL + ALT + F1 and you will enter in console mode, then log in and execute the next command. sudo service lightdm restart ...
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Is elementary OS performance suitable for Games and Steam?

Because this is a subjective question I’m sure you will get different opinions here (especially as it is an elementary OS User forum). Firstly elementary is stable (I have similar specifications to ...
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How can I tell what is making Elementary Loki slow in my laptop (Intel Core i3, 4Gb RAM)

One terminal command you can use is called 'top'. The link is here. I personally would use that and leave the terminal window open and just monitor it to see what process is causing the issue. This ...
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CPU Overload when watching video

If andrew's solution didn't work, make sure that you got your video drivers installed properly, or your system might run in software-rendering mode, because then your video will be rendered via CPU. ...
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CPU frequency control tool?

Check this: https://snapcraft.io/auto-cpufreq Hope, this will suit your needs.
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Elementary OS 5.1 Hera freezing

The first step in resolving these issues is to see if you can establish whether your system is CPU bound, I/O bound, or memory bound. This is just a fancy way of saying you have a bottleneck at the ...
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Unexpected Shutdown

Try installing tlp it's a must have for laptop power management, the default settings are great but it is also very customisable. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp $ sudo apt-get update $ ...
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Why Firefox and Transmission are using so much memory?

You have only 2GiB of RAM. It's normal that your computer can't handle multitasking really well. You have a few options: A) Buy some extra RAM. If you have a laptop you can also add more RAM ...
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Is elementary OS performance suitable for Games and Steam?

I suggest reading these two articles since I can't be any better in stating my point of view. (I will put a extract of them for those who want to decide if the articles are worth reading): "A ...
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