I am setting up a laptop for someone. It has 2GB memory (and a swap partition in case it helps) which boots very slowly. This list shows all the processes which take over ten seconds from
1min 30.200s nmbd.service 52.468s apt-daily.service 32.414s plymouth-start.service 31.853s plymouth-quit-wait.service 31.848s lightdm.service 26.335s plymouth-read-write.service 14.025s dev-sda1.device 12.957s ufw.service 11.176s systemd-journal-flush.service
I've been advise by the Ubuntu Budgie people that I can:
- Remove nmbd.service as there is no intention to connect to Windows computers. How would I do this?
- Fix the way apt-daily.service starts - this shouldn't be happening until later anyway. A couple of ways to do this are discussed here Ubuntu 16.04 slow boot (apt-daily.service). One suggestion times out the initial attempt to start the service and the other postpones it till long after boot has finished. Would either be satisfactory?