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I was wanting to make Ubuntu bare bones, i.e. with no glitter and zitter so that it becomes highly responsive and quick to boot up. I heard gnome is one thing which can make the os less responsive, but are there less "system intensive" version which I can revert back to. Rather than trying another faster OS I want to try and make Ubuntu faster, which would work out great.

Digvijay

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Welcome to AskUbuntu! How "bare bones" do you mean? Do you still want Unity? Do you still want a graphical interface at all? –  Jacob Johan Edwards Apr 26 '12 at 16:44
    
Ubuntu was being laggy, in opening software (I had already installed preload), when I was opening new tabs in my browser, or the unity side dock, everything was coming in bits and all of a sudden. So now I think I would like to have minimal gui, no unity, i have to have gui(but minimal) and keyboard shortcuts and maybe a menu like in 10.10. How to go about it? EDIT: There must be other stuff I haven't thought of obviously, so I am open to anything. –  digvijay91 Apr 27 '12 at 14:35
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