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Apple Mac OS X 10.7.4 Lion vs. Ubuntu Linux

Before Apple releases Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion” next month, here’s a look at how the latest point release of Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” is performing compared to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Precise Pangolin” and the latest development snapshot of Ubuntu 12.10 “Quantal Quetzal” Linux…

Ubuntu 12.10 appears to regress when it comes to the disk performance, the OpenGL performance results for Intel Sandy Bridge graphics are mixed depending upon the test, and the computational tests vary depending upon the application under test when using each operating system’s default compiler.