Ubuntu – How to fix very slow Ubuntu booting

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When I boot up my my newly installed copy of Ubuntu on my custom rig w/4GB DDR3 RAM and a 3 Ghz Intel Core i7, it takes about a minute and a half at the purple loading screen, and then after logging in it takes a while for the icons to show up on the screen. This computer could run and boot Windows 7 faster, so i have a problem here.

Best Answer

Easiest would be to open the terminal and then write "dmesg" to look for gaps as Peck proposed. The output would be less verbose than the messages one. You will see the time stamps within "[]" brackets.

This is clearly a bug. With that system you should not have a boot longer than ~10 seconds.

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