Ubuntu 8.10 significantly slower than previous versions

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 19:41:48 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 14:38 -0500, Martin Owens wrote:
> > Anyway, it does look like linux wins in the end. 
> 
> I do not believe that is a good thing; Just because Gnu/Linux can be
> faster than windows vista doesn't automatically mean we are serving our
> users well.

Yes, the response on /. to "Ubuntu 8.10 is faster than Vista" was
generally "so what?"  One guy said his father in law with a slide rule,
graph paper, and a pencil was faster than Vista.  The consensus was
"faster than Vista isn't hard, we want it to be faster than XP" because
remember, that's what most people are running.  Why would they switch to
Ubuntu if it's going to make their machine slower?

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
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