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Tweaking Gentoo

Here are a couple of ways to tweak the performance of a Gentoo Linux install: Prelinking : This improves load times of shared libraries. It is especially useful for application suites that use a large number of shared libraries like KDE. Using NPTL : The Native Posix Thread Library (NPTL) improves the performance of multi-threaded applications. The performance of Java based applications like Tomcat , Orion and Azureus have visibly improved with NPTL.