Speed up xubuntu by using more memory?

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 13:12:31 UTC 2006


And there was also something called preload:

sudo apt-get preload

On 9/15/06, Matías Szeftel <mszeftel at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>
> Of course the first step is:
>
> sudo apt-get install prelink
>
> Sry about that.
>
>
>
>
> Matías Szeftel escribió:
> > It' alsmost like you two are kidding about this. ;) But it is possibe
> > that you've never heard of this: use prelink.
> > Sometimes the difference is more noticeable, but I guess it can always
> > help. Be aware that the first prelink will take quite some time, so be
> > patience.
> >
> > some instructiones:
> >
> > 1. sudo apt-get prelink
> > 2. sudo vi /etc/default/prelink
> > 3. Change where it says PRELINKING=unknown from "unknown" to "yes"
> > 4. sudo /etc/cron.daily/prelink
> >
> > Regards, Matías
> >
> > PS: ubuntu prelinking guide:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=74197
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Aldous D. Penaranda escribió:
> >
> >> 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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