Speed up xubuntu by using more memory?

Aldous D. Penaranda dous at penarmac.com
Fri Sep 15 12:43:36 UTC 2006


Something like this would benefit everyone, not just xubuntu, if it
were to be implemented. :)

On 9/15/06, Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
> I heard somewhere that big linux programs have to load and calculate and
> create links to library's every time they start. This is one of the
> reasons why openoffice is so slow.
>
> If it is possible to create a system that pre calculate these links and
> put them in a table that is loaded in the memory. It could be possible
> to speed up almost al linux programs especially the big ones.
>
> You can use some thing like the updatedb an locate commands to gather al
> the dependencies of links for starting programs.
>
> Maybe this will bring on a light to some guru. And create a innovative
> speed up system.
>
> Maybe someone knows someone that have more knowledges about these thinks
> and give him this idea.
>
> Aldous D. Penaranda wrote:
> > Perhaps you're thinking of something along the lines of preloading
> > apps if you have the memory? I'm not exactly sure, but I guess that
> > would be possible/doable. :)
> >
> > On 9/15/06, Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
> >> No its great, i use 128MB with a system running for few days if I reboot
> >> it is under 85 MB. (did some service tweaking).
> >>
> >> If I reboot and start thunar openoffice thunderbird and firefox it is
> >> still under 155 MB. So there is enough RAM. Only when printing documents
> >> of 20MB and copy large photo's in buffers the memory is used a lot more.
> >>
> >> But is there a way to take advantage of that!
> >>
> >> Aldous D. Penaranda wrote:
> >>> On 9/15/06, Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
> >>>> Is it possible to let xubuntu use more memory to become faster?
> >>>> I now only use 128MB and it would be nice to run things totally from
> >>>> memory if there is enough of it :-D. I also use vmware and give it 600
> >>>> MB this works great to.
> >>> Did you get that usage measurement (128MB) right after you logged in?
> >>> I bet if you fire up some apps, that usage would increase. :)
> >>>
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