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Questions about the time period or time length of the booting process in Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu behaving very slowly: 2 hr boot time (ata1 hard resetting link / device reported invalid CHS sector 0)

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot with windows 8.1 on my HP Pavillion laptop. The windows 8 partition works fine (i.e. boots quickly, performs well etc). The Ubuntu partition is a ...
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Diagnostic large boot-times

I consistently have extra-large boot-times (but sucessful boot everytime nevertheless). I initially had short boot-times following a fresh install of Trusty 14.04 LTS (no upgrade path) on an HP 8510w. ...
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Reduce boot time between grub menu and login screen

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version which used to boot fast at beginning but not i loads very slow. I searched for this but can't find suitable answers. so i want to reduce my boot time which is now ...
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compressed block device

I wanted to experiment with combining bcache and a compressed block device on a hdd and seeing if this will speedup the boot time. Are there any means of compressing a block device at the block level? ...
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How to get the boot time of Ubuntu?

I am trying to find the boot time of Ubuntu. The following tells me that my last reboot took 1 minutes 39 second. $ last reboot reboot system boot 3.8.0-29-generic Wed Jan 8 14:55 - 16:35 ...
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Why's ubuntu 12.10 so fast [duplicate]

I switched from windows to Ubuntu. There's a question in my mind regarding to boot up time of windows and Ubuntu (and many other Linux distros like Fedora,Linux Mint etc.). The question is "How come ...
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Slow boot due to some IO wait

I would like to improve boot time of my system now it takes almost minute. The system boots from SSD. According to bootchart the system waits for something for at least 30 seconds and does almost ...
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How can I improve my boot time? (bootchart and dmesg output included)

I've noticed that my boot time lately has been unusually slow. I am running 12.04 a laptop with a 2.40GHz CPU and 4GB of RAM. I've run bootchart and dmesg, but I'm not sure how to use them to address ...
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Can Ubuntu be used with an alternative to udev (reason increased boot speed)?

I think that udev can be a wonderful thing, since it really manages that the same Ubuntu system will boot up on virtually "every"(*) hardware setup. So I do really apreciate udev. Still I think it ...
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ubuntu 12.10 slow boot time

Since upgrading from precise (12.04), my Ubuntu PC boots very slowly. I checked dmesg and I see a big gap: [ 2.769327] [drm] Initialized i915 1.6.0 20080730 for 0000:00:02.0 on minor 0 [ ...
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Very slow startup after update to 12.04

My hardware: Dell Latitude D600 laptop Processor: Intel Pentium (r) 1.8 GHz Memory 1.2 GiB Graphics R200 (RV250 4C66) x86/MMX/SSE2 TCL DRI2 Disk: 37.7 gb I did an update from 11.?? using the ...
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How to mount a Samba share at boot time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Proper fstab entry to mount a samba share on boot? How to add samba share to fstab to ensure mounting at boot time?
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How do I analyze my bootchart in order to improve boot time?

I use Ubuntu 11.10. I have boot-chart installed but I have no clue on how to use it. Someone help me and others like me out there. How to find out what should not be running or something like that ...
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Is Samba required if you don't share folders and don't have any printers?

I wish to remove all unnecessary packages and services from Ubuntu 12.04. I was not clear whether samba is required for things other than sharing folders and printing. I don't do either of these ...
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Unity takes ages to start after log in

After I upgraded to 12.04 from 11.10,Unity has started taking too long to start. Booting from zero to BURG takes about 3 sec,BURG to login screen takes about 5-7sec...n then login screen to unity ...