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cinnamon laggy

Post by Frank777777777 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:08 am

I am not sure is it just me, that after upgraded to Linux Mint 19, the new cinnamon become laggy after using for a while.
It was snappy when just booted, and after I use it for a while, it became laggy when I drag windows, or scroll my browser and etc. I then use “cinnamon --replace” to restart the cinnamon and it goes back to normal and responsive again.

I have a I7-4710mq CPU, 250GB SSD, and 24GB ram, so I don't think the hardware is under requirement.
Anyone else has the same issue?

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Re: cinnamon laggy

Post by smurphos » Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:37 am

Hi Frank,

Please provide the output of the terminal command inxi -Fxz which gives an overview of your system. Copy the output from the terminal and paste into your reply in code tags - </> button above the posting window.
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Re: cinnamon laggy

Post by Frank777777777 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:23 pm

Hi, this is my specs.

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System:    Host: BlackPearl Kernel: 4.15.0-24-generic x86_64
           bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.8 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1)
           Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine:   Device: laptop System: Notebook product: P17SM-A serial: N/A
           Mobo: Notebook model: P17SM-A serial: N/A
           BIOS: American Megatrends v: 4.6.5 date: 01/26/2015
Battery    BAT0: charge: 47.3 Wh 100.0% condition: 47.3/77.0 Wh (61%)
           model: Notebook BAT status: Full
           hidpp__0: charge: N/A condition: NA/NA Wh
           model: Logitech Wireless Keyboard K270 status: N/A
           hidpp__1: charge: N/A condition: NA/NA Wh
           model: Logitech Wireless Mouse M310/M310t status: Discharging
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i7-4710MQ (-MT-MCP-) 
           arch: Haswell rev.3 cache: 6144 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 19954
           clock speeds: max: 3500 MHz 1: 2856 MHz 2: 2762 MHz 3: 2772 MHz
           4: 2225 MHz 5: 2983 MHz 6: 2738 MHz 7: 2478 MHz 8: 2875 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller
           bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Card-2: NVIDIA GM204M [GeForce GTX 970M] bus-ID: 01:00.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
           drivers: modesetting,nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz, 1920x1080@60.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 970M/PCIe/SSE2
           version: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 390.48 Direct Render: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Intel 8 Series/C220 Series High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Card-2 Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:03.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-24-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: d000 bus-ID: 05:00.2
           IF: enp5s0f2 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter
           driver: ath9k bus-ID: 06:00.0
           IF: wlp6s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 5577.1GB (68.6% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST1000LM024_HN size: 1000.2GB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: Samsung_SSD_840 size: 256.1GB
           ID-3: /dev/sdc model: HGST_HTS721010A9 size: 1000.2GB
           ID-4: USB /dev/sdd model: Generic_DISK00 size: 3000.6GB
           ID-5: USB /dev/sde model: Generic_DISK01 size: 320.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 143G used: 73G (54%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb3
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 61.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:55C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 342 Uptime: 6 days Memory: 9967.8/24020.9MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0
           Client: Shell (zsh 5.4.2) inxi: 2.3.56 


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Re: cinnamon laggy

Post by smurphos » Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:45 pm

No obvious issues jump out from your inxi output. Have you applied yesterdays kernel upgrade to 4.15.0-29? That might make a difference - kernel -24 was problematic for some folks on some hardware.

If it still lagging have you got any third party applets / desklets / extensions installed? It would be worth disabling them and seeing if there is any difference.
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