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I use my laptop almost exlusivly for running GAIM while playing full-screen games on my desktop, and I would like to optimize the performance. Things like bootup speed, etc. What things can I change/disable to streamline the performance of my system?
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Distro?
Studio Machine
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Intel Q6600 @ 2.6 Ghz I forget. nVidia 8400 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
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Studio Machine
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 @ 2.6 Ghz I forget. nVidia 8400 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech UltraSlim Pathetic 350w Cube 2 Quid Bargain Bin Thing 
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Distro?
Ubuntu 6.06. Laptop specs are in my sig.
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Definatly set up Prelinking. It's simmilar to the Windows prefetch, but better executed, IMO. Here's a good guide:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=74197

Here is a very comprehensive list of guides:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=189192

Definatly do the 4th, 5th, and 7 > the end.
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i7-6700T SN970 GTX 960 Crucial CT102464BF160B 
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Samsung 850 Evo M.2 Windows 10 Pro MOTU Audio Express 
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i7-6700T SN970 GTX 960 Crucial CT102464BF160B 
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Samsung 850 Evo M.2 Windows 10 Pro MOTU Audio Express 
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