Posted on 2011-03-20
I have an old SLOW pc that i load ubuntu on, and it's sole purpose in life is to pay bills on line - and thus hopefully avoid most of the spyware and things like that. i'm a big fan of linux so it pains me to say this - all the tricks i know to speed up an old machine is on the windows side of things. so my question is - are there "tweaks" in ubuntu to help speed up an old machine - for example - in windows, i turn off all the extra visual elements. would there be things like that in the linux world?