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what is preload application:- Preload is nice little application that could make your linux system a lot faster. Preload is an adaptive readahead daemon. It monitors applications that users run, and by analyzing this data, predicts what applications users might run, and fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory for faster startup times.
Preload packages are available for almost all linux distributions. And it is available by default in the Synaptic Package Manager and Ubuntu...
Chkconfig is a utility to update and query runlevel information for system services. Chkconfig manipulates the numerous symbolic links in /etc/init.d/, to relieve system administrators of some of the drudgery of manually editing the symbolic links.
In Debian, there are several tools with similar functionality, but users coming from other Linux distributions will find the tools in this package more familiar.
After installing windows 7 and ubuntu 11.04 in a system some times you will not see GNU GRUB. You will get “cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1280 * 1024 60 Hz” massage on monitor and it will open ubuntu 11.04 directly and you can not chose between ubuntu 11.04 or windows 7
To solve this problem first update system through Terminal type this command $ sudo apt-get update
After update is over you go to update manager and see any updates are available...
Ubuntu is a great operating system. It fast, secured and easy to use when compared to most of other operating Systems. But Ubuntu is not complete without some additional packages. One command make Ubuntu useful for everyday use.
To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal.
When Terminal opens, type the command below and press Enter to install.
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Programs that will get installed after running the above...