So it entirely depends on how the task needs to get accomplished or the different mindset of the various users. Over time, those browsers can start to get quite sluggish. However, this can cause issues if temporary files and rogue processes pile up. Try to close any running programs and save any open files before your do so. Resizing your hard drive is risky if you are not a power user. The help section of the Ubuntu website also has detailed instructions. Note: Visit the guide on how to use before proceeding.
You can read their meaning. This is more of a fascination with why Linux systems take an eternity to boot now when they worked so beautifully and elegantly under init. I have an older model Lenovo T410 4×2. Then run systemd-analyze blame again and compare. Then click the Select Best Server button on Choose a Download Server dialog. Ubuntu Command Cheat Sheet There are thousands of Linux commands available for performing any task via command line interface.
The dist-upgrade is Ubuntu and the fwupd is Dell. You will probably discover you were bloody wrong the hard way at some point which is not something I wish for you btw. Questions, suggestions are always welcomed. We worked slowly and methodically to isolate the issue. There could be several reasons for it.
Open a terminal and use the following command to install preload: sudo apt-get install preload After installing it, restart your computer and forget about it. Implementing into the system is easy. There are some best practices as well which you can employ to get a smoother and improved system performance. If something goes wrong with a distribution upgrade, you can recover or reinstall then recover. You can always go back to your previous kernel by holding the shift key at boot. Install it by running the below command. In there, choose Memory from the left sidebar and enable Systray Quickstarter along with increasing memory allocation.
But you may not follow all the things listed here except what you like most and seems useful for you. Next, you need to test how much caching and how much operating mode improvement can your harddrive take. I don't have too much to share on the last two. However, some updates also go a long way to making the computer run more efficiently. Though Ubuntu replaces Unity desktop environment with the Gnome desktop, you may find some similarity with Unity with left-hand Dock system, top panel, status menu, and new message and calendar menu. Install Applications from Ubuntu Software Ubuntu comes preinstalled with a set of best software like Mozilla Firefox as a , Thunderbird as an , as a.
Other subreddits you may like: Does this sidebar need an addition or correction? Do you know of any other improvements that might be added to this list? They also come with their own set of lightweight applications that further helps in running Ubuntu faster. They allow for much faster access and writing times then traditional mechanical hard drives which use magnetized disks. Cleaning logs was my next task. Related Posts: There are quite a few services running on Ubuntu, they can slow down bootup times and be very annoying. This is a thinkpad specific issue, and might not related to your computer or laptop, if you are using anything else then a thinkpad, you are free to leave that last line out. If you suppress this language related updates from apt-get, it will slightly increase the apt-get update speed. This issue is that bus controller always treats floppy be exists without adding floppy controller.
Instead of manually going through and deleting those temporary files and ending those rogue processes, you can simply restart the computer. NetworkManager , but perhaps can be configured so no errors occur or it doesnt try and load stuff you may not use e. . It works in the background. You will now have a faster boot, faster applications and updates downloading and also quick loading of frequently used applications. Tidying up There weren't any other cardinal issues. Moreover, playing games on Linux are much more comfortable than you think.
Set Software Updates Mirror Whether your internet speed is fast or not, it is always a good practice to make sure that Ubuntu gets its updates from the best server and this is as easy to do as clicking a button. That concludes the collection of tips to make Ubuntu 14. You can also do the above via the gnome-software center. Other methods are listed but surprisingly misses the plot option covered. The Ubuntu installer will automatically assign a dedicated swap partition on your hard drive during setup. Guess what I am using as my boot-disk? Feedback from readers is something that inspires me to do more, and spread Linux love!. I'm an avid Linux lover and enjoy hands-on with new promising distros.
Reduce overheating: Overheating is a common problem in computers these days. You typically have to wait for the default 10 seconds to pass or hit the enter button to get past that section. Do you have some tricks up your sleeves as well to speed up Ubuntu? Slowly, we will sanitize the noise and errors and finally nail down the issue. You can also the do the Ubuntu update and upgrade by using the command into the Terminal. You take responsability for implementing them or not. Although your display may automatically go to sleep, any running processors will continue.
Once the installation has completed, reboot the desktop and at the login prompt make sure to select Lubuntu from the drop-down before logging into your new, lightweight desktop. For example, if you installed one of the , you will want them to be started automatically at each boot. I suspect that the 'heat issue' is a combination of that previous bios and the kernels below 4. Now, the reasons could be many, so I decided to troubleshoot this a little more. You will be tweaking memory option here.