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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Mostly the Windows users look for posts like this that helps in improving the performance of the operating system. Windows is known to get “tired” couple of months (days as well, in some cases) after the installation. Linux users, on the other hand, hardly cares about improving the computer speed (read performance). Ubuntu is the most widely used Linux distribution across the globe, fast, sleek, stylish and powerful. But just because it is fast does not mean that it cannot be made faster. In this post we will see some tips that can help you to speed up Ubuntu.
1. Reduce application start up time with Preload:
Preload is a daemon that runs in background and analyzes the user behavior and tracks what applications are being used frequently. Based on these analysis, it predicts what application the user might run next and fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory and thus increases the startup time of the application.