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How to use my 6GB of free ram to optimize ubuntu12.04?

I also want to load faster on boot. If possible, can I shift all temp file hard disk operation to RAM?
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Find and disable unnecessary services in Ubuntu 12.04

I have been presented with a server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server edition. This machine was in use earlier for a web application and also has many other applications configured in it. Now, I want ...
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Optimizing Wi-Fi Connectivity

Hello and big thanks to everyone in the askubuntu community who has been more than helpful in the learning process of Linux. I'm Running ubuntu 12.04.3 on a hp g7 (dual booted with windows 7 ...
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How to optimize sata hard disk in ubuntu 12.04?

How to optimize sata hard disk - HDD (Not A SSD) in ubuntu 12.04 for better performance. Hard Disk ( HDD ): 500 GB - Not a SSD Ram: 4GB 1GB 1 GB Nvidia Graphic Card Intel Core i5 Second Generation ...
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How do I optimize TCP on Ubuntu 12.04?

I work off of Chrome on Ubuntu. The TCP Optimizer people claim that my Rwin values are way to low I know that TCP Optimizer is designed for Windows. But there is a Wine based version available. Is ...
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How official Daily builds are compiled?

If we ignore the fact that incomplete pre-release test softwares usually have significantly more bugs which can also make them run significantly slower: Are these official Daily builds (14.04 test ...
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How to speed bootup

I profiled my bootup using bootchart but i'm not sure what to take out of it. My bootup time is 1:10, is this a normal (average) time? because I don't think it is. Can someone see something strange in ...
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Optimizing 12.04 LTS for Matlab R2013a

Good day I would like to know what steps could be taken to optimize Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for running Matlab R2013a (64bit). We have run the same test on the same machine with Windows 7, Windows 2008 ...
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problem in resolution on ubuntu 12.10

optimize resolution in my monitor is 1600x1900 .60 . but just 3 resolution and best of it , is 1152x864 . I have test every way but not work . my graphic is nvidia gt610m . I use of xrandr & ...
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Ubuntu splash Screen is now a gear and boot speed is slow [duplicate]

I installed lxde, gnome, and a whole bunch of other desktop environments the other day, and now while Ubuntu boots, the splash screen is now a gear on a gray background, and boot speeds have gone from ...
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Use wifi only when necessary

To optimise my laptops battery life I would like to make it so that wifi gets turned on only when there is a process running which needs a network access. For example when browser or transmission is ...
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My boot time has increased by 25% in the past two months. How do I reduce it?

I used to have a boot time of ~35 seconds till 2-3 months back. Now it is about ~50 seconds or more. Shut down time has also doubled. Before it used to be at most 5 seconds. Now it is at-least 10 ...
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What distro of ubuntu to choose when I focus on performance? kubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lighter in CPU/Memory Usage: Lubuntu or Xubuntu I do have an old laptop. it has 512mb of ram and weak processor. I would like to use it only for internet(www and email). ...
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Optimization: RAM cleaning and monitoring

Is there any good tools for ram cleaning-purging? I mean some daemon, that watch on RAM and trying to purge some, if it reached the limit? Thanks!
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What does it means: `cgroup_disable=memory` in my `dmesg`?

My dmesg command give me that result in particular: [0.000000] please try 'cgroup_disable=memory' option if you don't want memory cgroups What does it meanings and how to know what I want around ...
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Investigate disk writes further to find out which process writes to my SSD

I try to minimize disk writes to my new SSD system drive. I'm stuck with iostat output: ~ > iostat -d 10 /dev/sdb Linux 2.6.32-44-generic (Pluto) 13.11.2012 _i686_ (2 CPU) Device: ...
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How can I get the best performance for playing games?

I've been playing a couple of Wine-games today and decided to switch to metacity to see what the performance difference was like. If you've never done it before, you just run metacity --replace but ...
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How do I tune WordPress to make my site more responsive?

I have a Linode that has Ubuntu loaded and am hosting a WordPress site. I would like to optimize my site so that I no longer get Out of Memory errors like the following: Killed process 16660 ...
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Slow for no apparent reason [closed]

Ubuntu is becoming slow for no apparent reason. I'd like some help with analysing and fixing this issue. Usually when a system slows down, that's because the software is using too much system ...
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Optimizing EXT4 performance

I'm using my machine to build stuff a lot and there's a specific directory that gets used very often. I've got 8GB of RAM, which is helpful for the build, but is far from enough to cache the whole ...
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Ubuntu 32bit vs 64bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? According to my specs, would 32bit Ubuntu 12.04 be better? Intel Core i5 470UM Dual Core ...
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Why is my fresh install of 12.04 running slow?

Hey guys I'm a new linux user, I figured it would be the best for the laptop I just purchased because it's said to be faster than Windows 7. I'm currently dual-booting with Windows 7 Professial and ...
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Can Ubuntu use a flash drive to increase performance like ReadyBoost? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way that an external hard drive can be used to boost performance? This might be a silly question but is there any way to use a flash drive to optimize the ...
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Does using both tmpfs and zram make any sense?

I wondered if tmpfs and zram do negatively interfere with each other in any way? After what I've read about it I'm unsure whether there is a positive cumulative effect accomplishable with that ...
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What can I do to improve Ubuntu 10.10 performance on my netbook? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I am not new to Linux, but I've never really dug in and am much more proficient with Windows and Mac OS. I've used Ubuntu ...
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How to lower Compiz memory usage

I have been following the updates that appear every week in how they affect the performance and resource usage of Compiz since I installed 11.10 (Right now I am in 12.10). For what I have seen, the ...
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Optimizing rarely used server installed in an always up virtual machine

I have a Ubuntu Server installation on VirtualBox since I am a Mac OS X user and I want to launch some Linux-dependent programs on Ubuntu rarely by connecting it via SSH. Therefore I want to make a ...
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Optimize bootup sequence

I'm on Ubuntu 11.04 (upgraded from 10.10) and suffering really high bootup times. It got so annoying, that I decided to dive into bootchart analysis myself. Therefore I installed bootchart and ...
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How can I queue file operations?

When I pick and choose files to copy to or from a single device, Nautilus accumulates file operations in parallel: I worry that in certain circumstances this could cause fragmentation of the ...
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How can I limit battery charging to 80% capacity?

I just learned that some Lenovo laptops include a utility that offers to limit battery charging capacity to within 0–80% in order to slow the attenuation of the battery lifespan: How can I do this ...
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How can I improve my start-up time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Ubuntu boot fast? Hey, I've loaded Ubuntu on an older laptop and while it loads faster than Windows used to I'd like it to load even faster. Are there any ...
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How can I maximum compress video files?

I received 4 .mov files from a client that they want on their mobile website via SlideShowPro. Each original file was between 200 and 400 mb. I've gotten each one down to about 30 mb using ...
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Optimizing Boot-up

I installed bootchart to monitor my boot-up process. I had some problems with my booting time (>80sec) Before : http://i.stack.imgur.com/4tvky.png After some tweaking with Bum,Ubuntu-tweak and ...
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Execute a script when memory peaks?

I don't have a lot of memory and sometimes, when I play video games, its get full and my computer start freezing, anything I do take more than 1 minutes before getting done that include mouse move and ...
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Why is mainstream Ubuntu still i386-compiled?

I pretty much believe (am I wrong?) that over 90% (if not over 99.9%) of Ubuntu 10.x i386 installations are run on i686 computers. So why is Ubuntu still not i686-optimized? The only case I can ...