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Questions tagged [preload]

Preload is an “adaptive readahead daemon” that runs in the background of your system, and observes what programs you use most often, caching them in order to speed up application load time. By using Preload, you can put unused RAM to good work, and improve the overall performance of your desktop system.

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Preload for PlayOnLinux Application?

I am already using ureadahead and preload for a long time. It works fine, but I often have to use Microsoft Office 2010, which is installed with PlayOnLinux. The first load of Word, Excel or ...
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How to clean “Preload” cache?

I am a new user for Ubuntu, recently I installed Preload plugin for better performance, and then I got interested how can I clean it's cache. Is there any command to do it, I did't find any in ...
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Webcam on Skype and Teamviewer

I use a Trust webcam on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. It used to work fine until, for other reasons, I decided to reinstall Ubuntu 16.04 one month ago. Now I can't use it with Skype or Teamviewer, although ...
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Preloading Files

I want to pre-load some Files / Programs into the memory, ram, cache to open / access them faster. I already tried creating a tmpfs, ramfs System https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/RAM-Disk_erstellen (Sorry ...
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Preloads's Adaptive readahead daemon won't run on 14.04

thank you in advance. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and for somereason i can't get Adaptive readahead daemon to run, when i try to run it from terminal i encounter: ** (process:7371): ERROR **: cannot ...
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Launch eset libc library before samba daemon

Trying to configure "On-access scanner using preload LIBC library" in ESET File Security. The manual states: ... to have the On-access scanner to monitor all file system access events immediately ...
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Preload stuff automatically?

Is there a way to configure preload or another thing that does the same thing to pre-load Chrome or other specific applications by default ? I rarely run out of ram and use this machine for browsing ...
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Preload 0.6.4 not working

I installed preload on a fresh system and I get the following error: [Sun Sep 1 08:59:15 2013] loading conf from /etc/preload.conf [Sun Sep 1 08:59:15 2013] loading state from /var/lib/preload/...
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Is this Ram usage normal?

My system is Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit + Unity and it uses ~600mb with no other processes-apps open and with preload 900mb, just the core system. Is this the expected amount? It seems a bit steep to me but ...
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Starting preload

I just installed preload. I found, that sudo /etc/init.d/preload start command is starting it - I need to do it after every boot up? Maybe it's starting automatically? If not - how can I set it to do ...
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How to make ubuntu use more RAM to cache a specific set of binaries?

After 2 weeks of trying, failing, trying again, still failing, I finally got Ubuntu stable and operational. My hard disk is quite old and slow but I have excessive RAM (16 GB 2133 mhz), so I was ...
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Drawbacks of using preload? Why isn't it included by default?

I would like to know what are the drawbacks of using preload? If there would be no downside, preload would be enabled by default, so I guess there are some. Okay you need a bit more RAM, but most ...