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I have lenovo x1 yoga (m.2 ssd, 16gb ram, i7) and Ubuntu takes good couple+ minutes to get to the log-in screen. I have just the home folder encrypted.

When it came with windows 10 by default it was booting in less than 10 seconds to the log-in screen.

It spends all the time booting at the purple Ubuntu screen with the dots beneath, blinking.

Then shows up the log-in screen and is fast as hell again.

So, why the extraordinary long boot time?

here is the systemd-analyze blame output

      6.302s apt-daily.service
      5.851s NetworkManager-wait-online.service
      3.242s iio-sensor-proxy.service
      2.676s fwupd.service
       464ms systemd-resolved.service
       424ms accounts-daemon.service
       393ms dev-nvme0n1p2.device
       382ms grub-common.service
       333ms lightdm.service
       332ms plymouth-quit-wait.service
       326ms upower.service
       293ms alsa-restore.service
       283ms pppd-dns.service
       248ms bluetooth.service
       172ms ModemManager.service
       153ms apparmor.service
       147ms gpu-manager.service
       141ms NetworkManager.service
       125ms irqbalance.service
       125ms apport.service
       108ms systemd-timesyncd.service
       102ms networking.service
        93ms packagekit.service
        91ms udisks2.service
        89ms snapd.socket
        65ms keyboard-setup.service
        58ms virtualbox.service
        55ms systemd-udev-trigger.service
        51ms repowerd.service
        50ms systemd-logind.service
        47ms speech-dispatcher.service
        46ms avahi-daemon.service
        46ms thermald.service
        35ms user@1000.service
        33ms systemd-journald.service
        30ms polkit.service
        27ms systemd-udevd.service
        27ms systemd-tmpfiles-clean.service
        25ms systemd-fsck@dev-disk-by\x2duuid-7979\x2dE409.service
        24ms rsyslog.service
        22ms snapd.autoimport.service
        21ms colord.service
        18ms ureadahead-stop.service
        17ms plymouth-start.service
        16ms setvtrgb.service
        15ms systemd-tmpfiles-setup-dev.service
        13ms systemd-modules-load.service
        13ms wpa_supplicant.service
        12ms systemd-tmpfiles-setup.service
        11ms plymouth-read-write.service
        10ms dev-hugepages.mount
         9ms kmod-static-nodes.service
         9ms systemd-update-utmp.service
         8ms ufw.service
         8ms sys-kernel-debug.mount
         8ms systemd-sysctl.service
         8ms boot-efi.mount
         6ms dns-clean.service
         6ms systemd-remount-fs.service
         5ms systemd-journal-flush.service
         5ms openvpn.service
         5ms dev-mqueue.mount
         4ms systemd-user-sessions.service
         4ms systemd-update-utmp-runlevel.service
         3ms rtkit-daemon.service
         3ms systemd-backlight@leds:tpacpi::kbd_backlight.service
         3ms systemd-random-seed.service
         3ms console-setup.service
         3ms systemd-rfkill.service
         2ms sys-fs-fuse-connections.mount
         2ms resolvconf.service
         2ms systemd-backlight@backlight:intel_backlight.service
         2ms swapfile.swap
  • Was your Windows 10 using Fast Startup mode? – steeldriver Jun 22 '17 at 9:54
  • No idea, installing ubuntu fresh was the first thing I did. However Is it normal for ubuntu to bootup that long on m2 ssd? – user240891 Jun 23 '17 at 9:40
  • In my experience with NVMe SSD Windows boots in about 8 seconds and Ubuntu about 11 seconds. You can suppress your first two time consuming services: apt-daily.service and NetworkManager-wait-online.service. See: linuxbabe.com/ubuntu/4-tips-speed-up-ubuntu-16-04 – WinEunuuchs2Unix May 16 '18 at 11:05

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