RedKrieg notes that “I've been using Ubuntu linux for a nearly six months now… As of last month, I've been using it exclusively while at home. This is a small collection of the things I've learned.”
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I've used a few of the tweaks on this page to speed things up a bit (not that it's really necessary). I'm afraid to try InitNG because it's apparently not 100% stable yet. Now, I'm all about screwing with my X server, because I know my way around a terminal… Messing with the bootup options? One mistake and the machine won't boot! I of course could just reinstall, but hey, better safe than sorry.