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Re: laptop slow on linux lite vs windos vista
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2023, 10:30:36 AM »
 

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In addition to what others mention....   
you show LL6.2 have you installed all updates etc? is this slowness just after booting; LL will check for updates just after boot - as the cpu/ram would be in use while attempting to check/download updates. Give this a few minutes to complete.

If you're curious to cpu/memory usage there are various commands (htop/top) and tools within (Task Manager) or you can add the Lite Widget to the desktop..
https://www.linuxliteos.com/manual/customize.html?q=widget&x=0&y=0&per_page=7&matchtype=0#litewidget

 

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Re: laptop slow on linux lite vs windos vista
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2023, 10:00:38 AM »
 

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Try a USB or PS2 keyboard first. BT connection is probably an ancient PCI and/or you have a BT driver issue. Otherwise add a new USB BT/WIFI dongle. Core2 duo and 4G of RAM is fine.

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Re: laptop slow on linux lite vs windos vista
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2023, 01:44:16 AM »
 

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It's possible to align OS releases (very roughly).

Code: [Select]
Windows Ubuntu  Linux Lite
XP      4-7   
Vista   6-9   
7       9-12    1.0
8       12-15   1.0,2.0
10      15-21   3.0,4.0,5.0
11      21-22   6.0

A machine which operates well with Vista will be able to run the early versions of LL well too.
There are cases where people report LL 5.x running well on Windows 7 machines.
LL6.x on a Vista machine may be a step too far and the symptoms you are seeing would be typical.
It may run LL version 4 well but that is near end of support.
You could try Linux Lite 5.
 

laptop slow on linux lite vs windos vista
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2023, 11:45:25 PM »
 

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Hello,

Could you please help regarding my old laptop running slow with linux lite when compared with windows vista.
Laptop:
  intel core 2 duo
  4 GB ram
  250GB HD
  Dual boot :-   linux lite , windows vista
  I/O:-  wireless keyboard, touch pad of laptop (laptop keybord not working so using wireless keyboard)

On Windows vista system is very responsive, when clicked all applications , folders opens without any delay. But on linux, system is very slow response. Some times applications / folders open after few seconds of clicking. Some times typing text on keyboard, letters comes up after few seconds of typing.

To speedup the system updated below in /etc/fstab file:
    # move /tmp to RAM
    tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,noexec,nosuid 0 0

But still the system is not as responsive as in windows vista.
Could you please help in finding the problem on linux lite on this laptop.
Please let me know if any info required from the laptop to narrow down the cause of problem.

thanks and regards
S Sarath
   
 

 

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