How to speed up boot time on Linux if it boots slowly

My Linux computer was very slow to start up. It took approximately 4 minutes to get to the login prompt. Before performing any of the steps below, take a backup of the data on the computer. Also, you follow the steps below at your own risk. No one is responsible for whatever you do with … Continue reading How to speed up boot time on Linux if it boots slowly

Manage services on Fedora 16 using systemctl

With ntsysv no more the tool to manage services, and chkconfig being used to manage only legacy services, Fedora 16 now has a new command, systemctl. To list all services running on the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl -t service <enter> To stop a service on the Fedora 16 system: # systemctl stop sendmail.service <enter> … Continue reading Manage services on Fedora 16 using systemctl