NewsForge: Ubuntu takes on XP in the gadget arena
Feb 15, 2006, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)
"Many Linux users keep Windows around because they know Linux
won't (easily) do some special "thing" they can't live without. But
this is 2006, and Linux has come a long way toward being a true
"I decided to compare Ubuntu 5.10 Breezy Badger with Windows XP
SP2 to see how each performed with three late-model digital
accessories -- a Polaroid izone 550 camera, a Panasonic PV-GS150
camcorder, and a Hewlett-Packard PSC 1510 printer/copier/scanner.
Ubuntu did very well, but could it beat Windows?..."