Aug 6, 2016

Disable unwanted startup services & applications on Ubuntu

Disable unnecessary startup services and applications on Ubuntu by remove unused startup processes will make Ubuntu boot faster during boot time, This tutorial how to disable unnecessary startup applications and services by editing additional start up program to speed up boot process on Ubuntu or Linux Mint.
edit additional start up program on ubuntu or linux mint
Manage and modify startup order on Ubuntu or Linux Mint to get better system performance, especially at boot time. First, open your terminal (ctrl + alt + t) and run this command:

- Display hidden start up services and applications
sudo sed -i 's/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g' /etc/xdg/autostart/*.desktop
- Next, open "startup application"
This can be found in Applications --> System Tools --> startup application or search and run "startup application" from Ubuntu Dash.
edit ubuntu or linux mint startup applications reference

- Edit startup applications preference on Ubuntu / Linux Mint
Final step uncheck unnecessary programs or services to disable it run on startup. Please be careful, do not disable important programs and services to avoid any system problems. Disabling some important services will stop your system from booting or running properly. Just do if you really know what to do.

These how to show hidden startup programs and services on Ubuntu or Linux Mint, stop processes services and program from starting on boot to get better system performance, especially at boot time.


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