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Speeding up Startup


My HP-550 laptop with 18.04 (or perhaps 17.10) was starting up in 1:40 (to sign in)/2:55 (to ready), now I’ve installed 18.04.1 it’s taking 3:30/5:00. Any idea what has caused this? It only has 2GB RAM so I have tried it with and without a swap partition - no difference.


Suggest have a look at systemd-analyze and the bootchart as described on the Arch Wiki - often very useful to diagnose what is taking the time during the boot sequence