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linux mint serena super slow and lags

Postby hatq » Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:39 pm

I'm pretty new to linux, so if this is the wrong place for this question, tell me where it should go please.

I used a lenovo think pad and have linux mint serena 18.1 mate 64-bit and using it since about two months. it now became so slow that i can't use my computer properly:
-typing lags and takes forever
-mouse reaction takes for ever
- every click takes for ever: typing this text means that i type a word and then wait for several seconds for the word to appear on the screen.
- computer also became super loud (fan)

what can i do? please explain in normal english :) i know how to use a terminal, but i don't know any fancy tech language..

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Re: linux mint serena super slow and lags

Postby chrisuk » Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:12 pm

It could be caused by any number of things, but typing inxi -Fxz -t c -x into the terminal and posting the output should make it easier for others to help you with this.

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Re: linux mint serena super slow and lags

Postby hatq » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:51 am

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System:    Host: hwm Kernel: 4.8.0-040800-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 6.2.0)
           Desktop: MATE 1.16.2 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) dm: mdm
           Distro: Linux Mint 18.1 Serena
Machine:   System: LENOVO product: 20J1000JGE v: ThinkPad 13 2nd Gen
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 20J1000JGE v: SDK0J40697 WIN
           Bios: LENOVO v: R0JET17W (1.02 ) date: 10/26/2016
           Chassis: type: 10
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-7200U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 10800
           clock speeds: min/max: 400/3100 MHz 1: 3099 MHz 2: 3099 MHz
           3: 3099 MHz 4: 3099 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Device 5916 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:5916
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.02hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Kabylake GT2
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 11.2.0 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel Device 9d71
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:9d71
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.8.0-040800-generic
Network:   Card-1: Intel Ethernet Connection (4) I219-V
           driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k bus-ID: 00:1f.6 chip-ID: 8086:15d8
           IF: enp0s31f6 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Intel Device 24fd
           driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:24fd
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 256.1GB (33.8% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: SanDisk_SD8TN8U2 size: 256.1GB serial: 165177423365
Partition: ID-1: / size: 35G used: 8.4G (26%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-1
           ID-2: /boot size: 473M used: 221M (50%) fs: ext2 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-3: /home size: 195G used: 65G (34%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-3
           ID-4: swap-1 size: 8.47GB used: 0.01GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/dm-2
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 44.5C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Processes: CPU: % used - Memory: MB / % used - top 5 active
           1: cpu: 34.4% command: firefox pid: 1645 mem: 3578.00MB (45.4%)
           2: cpu: 16.1% command: mate-system-monitor pid: 26760 mem: 48.94MB (0.6%)
           3: cpu: 3.1% command: mate-terminal pid: 30252 mem: 34.95MB (0.4%)
           4: cpu: 2.4% command: Xorg pid: 1223 mem: 246.65MB (3.1%)
           5: cpu: 1.0% command: thunderbird pid: 24768 mem: 335.32MB (4.2%)
Info:      Processes: 240 Uptime: 19:41 Memory: 4793.7/7869.8MB
           Init: systemd v: 229 runlevel: 5 default: 2 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481 running in mate-terminal) inxi: 2.2.35
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