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#1 Blade of grass

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 05:30 PM

Hey Guys,
So a few days ago I decided to set up an Ubuntu (12.1) VM on my computer using Virtual Box (4.2,8).
Now, I've been having since the install of it being lagy, slow and sometimes un-responsive.

Anyone have any ideas on how to fix it?
It gets 4GB of RAM, 100% of processor utilization, 128MB of Graphical RAM and a 25GB virtual hard-drive, and I'm running the latest version of Ubuntu.
The VM never uses more than 40% of my (i5-3570K's @ 3.8GHz) processor, and it barely uses any RAM.

Any help?

Edited by Blade of grass, 11 March 2013 - 04:23 PM.

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 05:52 PM

Dunno, I'm having the same problems, I think it might be VirtualBox.
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Posted 11 March 2013 - 04:21 PM

Dunno, I'm having the same problems, I think it might be VirtualBox.


Running Ubuntu or something else? I can set it up on my computer to check if it happens to me too. Havent used it since my reformat so I dont have it installed atm though.

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 04:22 PM


Dunno, I'm having the same problems, I think it might be VirtualBox.


Running Ubuntu or something else? I can set it up on my computer to check if it happens to me too. Havent used it since my reformat so I dont have it installed atm though.

Read the OP and you will find out.
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Posted 11 March 2013 - 05:33 PM



Dunno, I'm having the same problems, I think it might be VirtualBox.


Running Ubuntu or something else? I can set it up on my computer to check if it happens to me too. Havent used it since my reformat so I dont have it installed atm though.

Read the OP and you will find out.
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Posted 15 March 2013 - 09:01 PM

More than likely it is Virtual Box that is causing the slowness.

Perhaps look into creating a partition solely for Ubuntu and dual booting to really see how it will perform on your machine.

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#7 Blade of grass

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 10:37 PM

Oh, I know how well it works.
I was just board and wanted to make a VM linked to a TrueCrypt AES folder with a plausible deniability partition.
Basically, I wanted to make a VM for some who is paranoid, just to see how it works.

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