It is important to keep computer systems running at optimal performance. However, the Linux system may accumulate cache and unneeded files, need updates, retain old data, etc. Thankfully, there are many ways Linux users can clean their system and maintain the best performance. In addition, there are ways to optimize a freshly installed system.
The first way to better maintain and optimize the system is to properly take care of the package management system. Remove (or disable) any repositories/PPAs that are not needed and not used. If the users on the system never download source code from the repos, then disable all “Source” repositories and PPAs. Doing so reduces the size of the local indexes that are created when updating the repo list (such as “apt-get update”)...Read More