Quick performance tip for Ubuntu Edgy and Feisty users

Quick performance tip for Ubuntu Edgy and Feisty users:

Edit your “/etc/hosts” file

sudo gedit /etc/hosts

You should see something like this

127.0.0.1 localhost

127.0.1.1 onlyubuntu

(and if your in Feisty, some lines about IPV6 also)

Now, add the following lines

127.0.0.1 localhost onlyubuntu

127.0.1.1 onlyubuntu

(Replace “onlyubuntu” with your hostname)

Save and exit the file.

Now your applications launch should improve.

Currently There are two bugs filed against this you can check

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-desktop/+bug/94048
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-session/+bug/26419

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