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Tags: 18.04   performance   desktop-environments  
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URL: https://askubuntu.com/q/1047190
Title: Make Ubuntu 18.04 lighter?
ID: /2018/06/16/Make-Ubuntu-18.04-lighter_
Created: June 16, 2018    Edited:  June 16, 2018
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Refer to this article for making gnome desktop faster. To summarize the six steps in the article:

  1. Disable or Uninstall Extensions
  2. Turn Off Search Sources
  3. Disable File Indexing
  4. Turn Off Animations
  5. Install Lighter Alternative Apps
  6. Limit Startup Applications

The linked article above links to another article with steps you can try:

  1. Show Hidden Startup Applications
  2. Fix Bugs That Slow You Down
  3. Install Adaptive Readahead (Preload) Daemon
  4. Decrease Swappiness
  5. Upgrade Your Hardware
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