4 Tricks to Speed Up Ubuntu

This week I’m showing you some tried and true ways to get the most performance out of your Ubuntu box. Add me: || bit.ly Code used in Video (in order of appearance) * Show Hidden Startup Apps: sudo sed -i “s/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g” /etc/xdg/autostart/*.desktop * Install Preload from Software Center * Change Swappiness Value 1. Run terminal 2. Enter following line to see current swappiness value cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness (default value in Ubuntu for swappiness is 60) 3. Open file /etc/sysctl.conf in a text editor, I did gedit /etc/sysctl.conf 4. nter the following parameter # Decrease swappiness value vm.swappiness=10 5. Save the file and restart the computer