Tweaking my boot process

Petter Adsen petter at
Sun Sep 6 09:14:53 UTC 2015

On Sat, 5 Sep 2015 20:56:29 +0100
Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:

> On 5 September 2015 at 18:37, Bill <bstanle at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This isn't a big problem but my boot process is a bit slow.  One thing that
> > I noticed was that there were two successive starts of the SMB/CIFS  server.
> > I assume this is Samba.  The first call is OK but the boot process takes
> > while for the second start, which is redundant.  What file do I have to edit
> > to comment out the second call.  Also I would like to comment out the
> > unnessary services such as the bluetooth server (I don't use any bluetooth
> > devices ???) and the Virtualbox additions and anything related to
> > VirtualBox.
> First tell us which version of Ubuntu you are running, as the advice
> will depend on whether it uses upstart or systemd.

But for any version, if you aren't using Virtualbox you can just
uninstall it and the guest additions. If you don't need bluetooth
support, you should be able to uninstall the packages bluez and blueman
- AFAICT there aren't any hard depends on them (at least not in 15.04).


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