Here I will share some methods on tweaking and optimizing your ubuntu install that I have learned over the years tweaking linux. This is small and sweet, down to the point and can dramatically speed up your system.
First lets tweak our directory structure so our Computer can find/seek files faster:
What we'll need is a Ubuntu Gutsy+ LiveCD and boot it up, and right click unmount all the drives mounted in nautilus via places. Then Open up a Terminal: Applications->Accessories->Terminal
Lets Sudo Root: