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Why my kali linux os is stops working AFTER 1-2 HOUR?

My Kali Linux OS is working fine but after a time period(like every 1-2 hour after) everything is suddenly stops nothing working only mouse courser moves but when i click on any icon it is also not ...
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Linux unexpected lagging

I'm experiencing lagging on my linux laptop. For example, sometimes, when I switch tabs by clicking in the browser, the click doesn't get registered for around 5 seconds and then the webpage itself ...
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Key input delay on Kubuntu 20.04

I've recently installed Kubuntu 20.04 on HP Probook 4530s laptop. But I have a keyboard input "delay", even with Slow Keys disabled. Also, I have a partition sd5 nested to sd3, so is there a ...
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UI in Linux has random stutters with x11 on nvidia. Wayland is buttery smooth but has bugs

I've been using GNU/Linux for the past 4 years now, and am closely following the progress of stuff like Wayland and Nvidia support. I think the progress achieved last year is awesome. Wayland however ...
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Delay between username and password during tty login

Recently, I noticed that when using tty to login to my computer, there was a delay (around 20 seconds) between the time I enter my username and the time I'm getting asked for my password. Where can it ...
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Linux Mint stops responding for a few seconds

I recently got a new Desktop, which is quite the upgrade from my Laptop. Now I installed a fresh install of Linux Mint MATE 20.2. Now the performance isn't bad, but every so often there is a random ...
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Fedora 34 lags when I play any video or audio

I dual booted windows and fedora 34. My windows works just fine when I play any video or audio but in fedora there is a lot of lag. Fedora works just fine when I don't play any video or audio. When I ...
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excessive lag when dragging windows

When I try to drag windows around (and some other times) everything will stop responding to my clicks, but the mouse still moves fine and videos still play smoothly. Sometimes it will take multiple ...
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Why is "/usr/lib/upower/upowerd" consuming 100% cpu causing freezes for seconds, frequently

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and today it suddenly started freezing up frequently for seconds on end. When I check the running processes it seems that a process called "upowerd" is ...
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KDE neon desktop becomes laggy after closing applications or applying settings

I am using KDE neon 5.21 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a HP Elitebook. The system is running pretty smooth but there is one major inconvenience: The desktop sometimes becomes extremely laggy. The mouse is ...
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PopOS 20.10: Gnome slow and laggy

Introduction Recently I accomplished a brand new installation of PopOS 20.10 standard image (not NVIDIA one). I have Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev. 7) / i7-8650U installed. Problem statement I noticed a ...
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High RAM and swap usage out of seemingly nowhere

(Manjaro 20, Linux 5.8.3, KDE, this laptop) When reasonably much is going on in my system, the RAM and swap usage often goes much higher than it should. For example currently I have a VM with a VM in ...
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nvidia drivers 390-440 stuttering - (ubuntu 20.04)

System- core i7 4790, nvidia GTX 970, 16gb RAM, ubuntu linux. Prior to an update everything was fine. After running a software update my distro shows itself as being version 20.04 although I didn't ...
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Debian 10 Mouse lagging

I have installed Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) on my 4k laptop. All things are working fine. 4k resolution is also rendering fine only issue is that my mouse is lagging too much. What should I do to ...
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Gnome Terminal Massively Slows Down When Slightly Off Screen

I'm running gnome terminal with a standard Antergos install using GNOME with Wayland. When the terminal is just slightly off screen it lags like like crazy when I'm trying to scroll. I'm running zsh ...
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Huge hdd usage while gaming

For testing I tried to run Path of Exile and Guild Wars 2 on Ubuntu Budgie and Mint XFCE. To run PoE I used steam. To run GW2 I used Lutris. When any game is fully loaded and I do not touch anithing ...
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Fedora 28 - random keyboard lag

I have recently installed Fedora on my new Dell Vostro 5471 laptop. EDIT: "This is the configuration with the AMD Radeon 530 Graphics card. Here is the full list of components: https://drive.google....
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How to debug program latency?

I'm trying to run amsynth on a rpi. Latest version of raspbian, fresh install. I tested amsynth on my x86 desktop and it works great, no latency. On the rpi however, I get a delay of around 1 sec ...
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Mouse lag movement

Is there a way to reduce the lag between psychically moving the mouse until it moves on the screen? I'm using Manjaro KDE Edition (17.1.10).
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Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 video playback lags / stutters

Since some weeks (I didn't use the video playback on this machine for quite a while), I experience lagging/stuttering while playing videos, regardless if it is in a browser or in Ubuntu videos, only ...
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Screen lag spikes when WiFi on

I have a strange problem: Whenever WiFi is turned on (doesn't matter if connected or not), my screen freezes for a few frames every ~2-3 seconds. This does not affect the cursor, but everything else. ...
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Suddenly my browsers have become very slow

I have decide to include uvcvideo on /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf for privacy, and after reboot the notebook my browsers - Chromium and Firefox - started to lag a lot. Open new tabs, rolling pages, ...
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Odd Stuttering on Dual CPU System

I have an HP Z800 with two Westmere EP based X5670 CPUs (basically gen 1 iX series) and an HD7950. I don't know when exactly this started, I've been switching between various distros probably a bit ...
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How to fix VeraCrypt causing terrible lags?

When making a backup to a VeraCrypt encrypted container, my PC got to a point when it was unusable - every few seconds freezes for several seconds, sometimes "only" applications are unresponsive, ...
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Cinnamon desktop lagging, spiking CPU every other second

Lately my Cinnamon desktop environment (running on Linux Mint 18.2) has been a bit... laggy. Mouse movement is 100% fine; however every scrolling, window-moving, highlighting, video playing (as it ...
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System lags/freezes, dmesg shows GPU errors and faux USB disconnect - what to do?

I use GNU/Linux Mint 18.1 64-bit on an Intel i5 3570K machine with a discrete nVIDIA-based graphics card. Recently there was a power outage in my neighborhood. After it, I couldn't boot my machine ...
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Sound playback over bluetooth lags

I followed the instructions on Arch Linux Wiki and managed to set up sound playback thorugh bluetooth. However, there is a serious lag when using A2DP profile. No problems when using the headset ...
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KDE interface and apps lag and shimmer on Fedora 24

I have Fedora 24 Workstation, on which I later installed KDE. For nearly three weeks, everything was fine. But a week ago, I had my KDE occasionally shimmer with half-transparent interface. The ...
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cheese laggy webcam

My issue is when i want to take a pic using my webcam. The webcam image is really slow and laggy, but it used to work fine, maybe was an update or something, I tried my cam in omegle It worked fine. ...
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Network slowness [closed]

I am facing an issue in my project.We support an App which is hosted on a unix server. Partners try to access the same from many regions. Now some users in an region say "R" are complaining about ...
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Fedora 22 & 23 very slow

Background: I just recently installed Fedora 23 on a machine. It was running very slowly, and initially only had 1GB of RAM. So I installed 4 more GBs. Still very slow. I thought that perhaps it ...
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