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Ubuntu 11.10: Fast And Friendly

Jul 24, 2011, 14:01 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edward F. Moltzen)

"What we got in the alpha version of Ubuntu 11.10 was an operating system that booted up much faster, allowed for snappier switching between applications and tasks, and an operating system that, overall, feels faster.

"While we tend to hesitate to review even beta software, let alone alpha, we were curious about the work going on behind the scenes; Mark Shuttleworth, the leader of Canonical, which oversees Ubuntu development, went on record earlier this year saying the goal is to have 200 million users of Ubuntu worldwide by 2015. That would be a lofty goal for software that, of late, was considered clunky and slow by some."

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