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Initial Findings: MeeGo 1.1 Netbook vs. Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook

Nov 06, 2010, 11:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"Intel and Nokia last week rolled out MeeGo 1.1, which is now officially available for Intel Atom netbooks, the N900 handset, and in-vehicle "infotainment" systems. The netbook spin of MeeGo 1.1 is out there to compete with the likes of Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition, which was released just shy of a month ago. While nothing radically has changed with MeeGo 1.1 compared to the initial MeeGo 1.0 release from earlier this year, the software stack is updated so for the past few days we have begun conducting a performance comparison between MeeGo 1.1 and Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook. Here are some of our initial findings.

"These initial tests are coming from a Samsung NC10 netbook with an Intel Atom N270 1.60GHz CPU with a 945GME + ICH7-M motherboard providing the Intel 945 integrated graphics. This Intel netbook had 2GB of system memory and a 32GB OCZ Core Solid-State Drive. For reference in this comparison, MeeGo 1.1 has the Linux 2.6.35-3-10.3-netbook i686 kernel, X.Org Server 1.9.0, xf86-video-intel 2.12.0, Mesa 7.9-devel, GCC 4.5.0, and uses a Btrfs file-system. Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook ships with the Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686 kernel, X.Org Server 1.9.0, xf86-video-intel 2.12.0, Mesa 7.9.0, GCC 4.4.5, and an EXT4 file-system"

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