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.


Jonathan Dlouhy
"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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