Performance tip for Feisty and Edgy

I found this tip on the Ubuntu Forums and think it’s worth sharing.

Open up the file /etc/hosts with root privileges, e.g. by typing

sudo gedit /etc/hosts

The file will look like this (instead of hostname it will include your host name): localhost hostname

Now add you host name to the first line after ‘localhost’.

So if your host name is ubuntu, the file should look like this: localhost ubuntu ubuntu

You should now notice faster startup times of your applications.

Thanks for this tip goes to psyke83 who posted it in this thread on the Ubuntu Forums.

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