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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
As a Linux user, when you see your Windows-using friends cribbing about their bloated computer, you couldn't help but chuckle a bit. We all know how Windows, after a certain amount of time, tends to slow down as if a tired bull.
Linux, unlike Windows, doesn't get bloated over time, nor does it require defragmentation and frequent rebooting. And formatting, well, most Linux users have rarely reinstalled their distribution thus eliminating the rigmarole their Windows-using counterparts have to put up with. That said, it is not as if the penguinian operating system is completely free from slowdowns.
Thankfully, though, there are bunch of amazing and yes free tools to help you get rid of the problem. In this article, we’ll be covering the best ones in that genre.