How to speed up starting of Ubuntu 19.04 on the Dell Inspiron 5580

Open a terminal windows in linux and enter the following commands:

$ sudo apt-get purge snapd* <enter>

Above command removes snapd.

$ sudo systemd-analyze blame <enter>

Also, found the plymouth-quit-wait.service takes very long time in boot. To eliminate the problem, enter following commands:

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How to find out time taken in Linux by processes when starting the computer

To identify which system processes take how much time when booting your Linux system, open a terminal window, at type the following command:

$ sudo systemd-analyze blame <enter>

Speed up application startup time in Ubuntu

If you find your Linux computer is slow in starting up applications, you can install the preload package. It makes a small, discernible difference when launching applications.

To install, open a terminal window and run the following command:

$ sudo apt-get install preload <enter>

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Asus RT-AC58U router very poor download speed. The fix from the FAQ

The Asus RT-AC58U wireless router though quite powerful, at times causes download speeds to plummet drastically. The broadband connection does work at full speed when directly connected to the computer.

Which means, the router has an issue. Digging further, found the answer to fix the problem in the Asus FAQ at https://www.asus.com/in/support/FAQ/1030641

Use the . . . → Read More: Asus RT-AC58U router very poor download speed. The fix from the FAQ

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