Howto: Speed up shutdown/reboot

September 4, 2006 at 5:14 pm | Posted in scripts, tips and tricks, xubuntu | 5 Comments

This script will speed up your shutdown and reboot process anymore, by removing the programs listed on

You can download it here: Service_tune.tar.gz. Then run in the terminal (Xfce menu > System > Terminal):

tar -xvf Service_tune.tar.gz
sudo ./




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  1. The script speeds up shutdown somewhat. The script couldn’t remove 12 files since they did not exist. Should I run before I upgrde Xubuntu?

  2. hi, the attached script seems ot have disappeared. is there a valid url?



  3. bump.

    this script link returns file not found–anyone have a copy?

  4. File not found. Does anyone copied/mirrored a copy?

  5. the original forum thread is here i suppose:

    EDIT: Replaced the scripts, done a small modification
    Attached Files
    File Type: gz Service_tune_2.tar.gz (633 Bytes, 38 views)
    and this is the link for the file;

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