Hi I have problem from the day I updated to ubuntu 17.10 the boot time has been significantly high. I have done some research but I don't know what might be problem and where to change.So far I found this

  • Run command sudo blkid and see the output
  • Check inside the /etc/fstab and compare the output and change it

Here's what I have from the command

sudo blkid


/dev/loop0: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/loop1: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/loop2: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/loop3: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/loop4: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/loop5: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/loop6: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/loop7: TYPE="squashfs"
/dev/sda1: UUID="6C0C-74A5" TYPE="vfat" PARTLABEL="EFI System Partition" PARTUUID="4636d28d-02ac-4a03-abdc-76cefb7491ee"
/dev/sda2: UUID="4917e948-ef3c-42c9-abe2-3ed0b0e9eb29" TYPE="ext4" PARTUUID="749546bb-4f38-4670-99b2-d4def6f6e9e3"
/dev/loop8: TYPE="squashfs"

Whereas my

gedit fstab

shows this

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
# / was on /dev/sda2 during installation
UUID=4917e948-ef3c-42c9-abe2-3ed0b0e9eb29 /               ext4    errors=remount-ro 0       1
# /boot/efi was on /dev/sda1 during installation
#UUID=6C0C-74A5  /boot/efi       vfat    umask=0077      0       1
/swapfile                                 none            swap    sw              0       0
UUID=6C0C-74A5  /boot/efi   vfat    defaults    0   1

What is wrong here and where do I need to change to make the boot time fast?

And here's the result from

systemd-analyze blame


43.523s plymouth-quit-wait.service
33.944s mysql.service
23.355s snapd.service
16.149s wicd.service
13.803s dev-sda2.device
11.805s NetworkManager-wait-online.service
11.743s php7.0-fpm.service
10.097s networking.service
9.256s [email protected]
8.969s keyboard-setup.service
8.104s NetworkManager.service
8.045s apache2.service
7.958s gdm.service
7.451s teamviewerd.service
7.163s apparmor.service
6.723s ModemManager.service
5.695s udisks2.service
5.543s plymouth-read-write.service
5.057s fwupd.service
4.612s gpu-manager.service
4.610s rsyslog.service
4.547s accounts-daemon.service
3.689s dev-loop8.device
  • mysql, apache, postfix and php is usually not used on desktop installs. Find out why you need them, uninstall if necessary.
    – Artyom
    Jan 5, 2018 at 15:32
  • It is necessary for me to have mysql ,apache and php. Jan 5, 2018 at 15:33
  • Cool, I'd edit the post and mention this, also look into systemd-analyze plot, it would create a nice svg. use this for an example; systemd-analyze plot > bootup-01.svg
    – Artyom
    Jan 5, 2018 at 15:35
  • So should I add svg??I have already got it in png format Jan 5, 2018 at 15:39
  • add svg??? I'd prefer svg as it is a vector graphics format and you can zoom in as much as you need. And yeah, sharing it would probably help.
    – Artyom
    Jan 5, 2018 at 15:46


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