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Phoronix Test Suite Brings Linux Benchmarking to the Desktop

Jun 22, 2008, 20:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"Despite a variety of open source testing tools, until recently there wasn't an easy way to measure and compare the performance of two Linux-powered machines. Phoronix Test Suite (PTS), released this month, addresses this--and how! Using the suite you can gauge and compare multiple Linux-powered machines to find out if a particular setup is better than another for a particular task, such as hosting a Web server or playing games.

"PTS is developed by Phoronix Media, which also owns Phoronix.com, a site popular for its Linux-based hardware reviews and analysis. The tool is available for download as a source tarball as well as a precompiled binary for Ubuntu and Debian. It has minimal dependencies and detailed installation instructions..."

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