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Boot Speed War: Xubuntu 9.04 vs. Fedora 10 vs. PCLinuxOS 2009

Apr 29, 2009, 12:32 (3 Talkback[s])


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"I did the test by installing the three distributions through Parallels Desktop virtual machine utilizing the same configuration on my Mac (Macbook Pro 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo). Note that I decided to use Xubuntu to give some variation on desktop environment as we already have GNOME in F10 and KDE in PCLOS 2009.

"To measure the boot speed, I started the timer immediately after GRUB, and then stopped it until the desktop has loaded completely.

"Now if you are ready for our boot speed war, see the clips below:"

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