How to install i915 firmware.
Type in terminal:
sudo mkdir i915
git clone https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git
sudo cp -R linux-firmware/i915/* /lib/firmware/i915/
sudo update-initramfs -u
Type commands in terminal one by one:
tar -xzvf iwlwifi-9000-pu-b0-jf-b0-34.618819.0.tgz
sudo cp iwlwifi-9000-pu-b0-jf-b0-34.ucode /lib/firmware
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install --...
Did you enable the wingpanel notifications? By default elementaryos doesn't allow notifications to third party apps.
In order to enable it for third party apps I recommend you to use these steps.
It worked for me.
Open terminal and type:
You probably did not install the firmware for the GPU socket and did not compiled it with the kernel above 5.5 where the issue has been solved. If you need a tutorial, let me know. I already did it and it does not freeze. By the way Elementary OS does not use prefetch directory like Windows. It ...