How to Fix Slow Fesity Boot For Laptops

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Feisty has a terrible boot time on laptops compared to server (roughly 3x as long) even though it is a faster computer. You can speedup your boot time from over a minute to roughly 30 seconds by doing the following

Edit the /etc/network/interfaces file using the following command

sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces

Now you need to...



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Ever found yourself stuck in Command Line only mode? Xorg.conf has bombed out on you because of a silly change you made, or you’ve accessed your computer in single user mode to reset a root password or other troubleshooting.

You make your changes and now your wondering - how do I restart my machine, or just turn the darned thing off? Thankfully the vast developement army behind Linux has taken these considerations to heart and given us several options.

Want to restart your machine?