A few niggles...

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A few niggles...

Postby daozen » Sat May 21, 2011 7:20 am

Hi guys,

Been using LMDE for a while now and really like it.

I've a few questions regarding some niggles I'm experiencing, they're not huge problems but are annoying.

OK firstly is boot time, when it get to the grub menu if I press enter LMDE will boot quiet quickly but if I leave it for the 10 seconds and it boots automatically after that it takes ages, like a good 2 minutes longer. Any ideas whats causing it and how to fix? I would give it a go myself but thought I'd ask first as I tend to make things worse or break them instead of fix it.

Secondly is when you install a program it takes a very long time to read the database, it never used to but does know?

And sort of to do with that, not sure if its the cause I installed dropbox and I get this message if I'm installing or updating:

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N: Ignoring file 'dropbox.list.save' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension

What can I do about that?

I know they are not major issues but they are annoying, any help is appreciated.


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Re: A few niggles...

Postby xircon » Sat May 21, 2011 8:14 am

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sudo rm -f /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*.save

That will sort the .save files.

My updates are also a bit slow.
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