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Ubuntu 10.04 Is Off To A Poor Performance Start

Dec 09, 2009, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Ubuntu 10.04 LTS has already pulled in X.Org 7.5 with X Server 1.7 and other updated graphics packages along with the Linux 2.6.32 kernel that it will be using in the final build, which already presents some core differences from the current stable release, Ubuntu 9.10.

"For these early benchmarks of Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" we just compared its desktop performance to that of Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" using the x86_64 versions. On the Lucid side, we were using a daily snapshot from 2009-12-08, which should be nearly the same as Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 1 that is scheduled for release tomorrow. This build of Ubuntu 10.04 (x86_64) was running with the Linux 2.6.32 kernel, GNOME 2.29.3, X Server 1.7.2, xf86-video-radeon 6.12.99, Mesa 7.6.1~rc2, GCC 4.4.2, and continues using the default EXT4 file-system. These software packages are in comparison to the Linux 2.6.31 kernel, GNOME 2.28.1, X Server 1.6.4, xf86-video-radeon 6.12.99, Mesa 7.6, and GCC 4.4.1 with Ubuntu 9.10."

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