Maximize Desktop Speed
By applying just a few changes to your Linux box, you can get a faster response and greater speed, and you will be able to show off your machine to everybody. Then, after following the suggestions in this article, look around the Internet on your own, and you will be able to pick up more speed, but be careful, making these enhancements can become addictive!
“The ELF Object File Format by Dissection” by Eric Youngdale: www.linuxjournal.com/article/1060
“Making inodes behave” by Clay J. Claiborne, Jr.: www.linuxjournal.com/article/4404
“Wikipedia: Inode”: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inode
“Linux: Tuning swappiness”: kerneltrap.org/node/3000
Wikipedia: Virtual Memory: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_memory
“Tuning Linux VM on Kernel 2.6” by Mladen Gogala: www.dba-oracle.com/t_tuning_linux_kernel_2_6_oracle.htm
“...and especially for your laptop”: beranger.org/index.php?article=1547&page=3k
gOS Features: www.thinkgos.com/technology.html
gOS, Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GOS_(Linux_distribution)
Federico Kereki is an Uruguayan Systems Engineer, with more than 20 years' experience teaching at universities, doing development and consulting work, and writing articles and course material. He has been using Linux for many years, having installed it at several different companies. He is particularly interested in the better security and performance of Linux boxes.