Disabling service on s_l_o_w desktop

Jonathan Dlouhy dlouhy at charter.net
Sat Jun 14 18:10:47 UTC 2008


Dotan, try this web site. It has lots of good ideas for making your 
system run faster.

http://forumubuntusoftware.info/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7

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Jonathan Dlouhy
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"Just remember it's the birds that's supposed
to suffer, not the hunter." -George W. Bush


Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I have installed Kubuntu 8.04 on a very slow 1.4 Ghz AMD Duron desktop
> machine. Although there is 1 GB RAM installed, the machine is very
> unresponsive. I am considering disabling as many services as possible
> to help the computer cope with the load. My two main goals are to
> reduce the sluggish response of the computer, and to decrease boot
> time. For a single-user desktop machine, that is not doing development
> work, are these services really necessary?
>
> acpid
> anacron
> apmd
> apport
> atd
> dhcdbd
> policykit
> powernowd
> rsync
> usplash
> vbesave
>
> What else can one do to make Kubuntu more responsive? Thanks in advance.
>
> Dotan Cohen
>
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> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?





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