Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 26th Mar 2006 23:54 UTC, submitted by Mark
Fedora Core A review of the latest Fedora Core release, code named "Bordeaux", the Fedora Core 5, which has proven itself to be one of the best Linux distributions out there was published by OSNews' own Fedora Core 5 review was published a few hours ago too.
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faster core?
by project_2501 on Mon 27th Mar 2006 01:03 UTC
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for users who don't use gnome/kde or other desktop environments, would they like FC5?

i found some distributions like ubuntu 5.10 felt slower in everyday use like browsing, file operations and so on.

currently i use mandriva (with xfce) as it seems to have a nippy core and things seem to happen faster. big files get copied quicker, browsing with firefox seems snanppier.

i wonder if anyone does benchmarking of core things like kernel, fs, network tasks for various distros? this data would be much more useful for people not interested in desktop environments.

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