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How to Speed up Application Search in the Unity Dash

Running Ubuntu on an old laptop? Well, you may found that the Dash for searching files and installed applications is a little slow and heavy. Here I’m going to show you how to speed up the Dash by disabling unwanted search results and doing a little tweak on graphics settings. 1. Disable undesired search results. First, you may install Dconf ...

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Speed Up App Launching in Ubuntu 14.04 via Preload

Preload is an adaptive readahead daemon. It monitors applications that users run, and by analyzing this data, predicts what applications users might run, and fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory for faster startup times. Preload will not make your system boot faster, but it obviously speed up your application launching time, especially for large program such as GIMP, ...

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