Linked by David Adams on Mon 19th Jul 2010 15:56 UTC, submitted by Jonathan DePrizio
Linux Maverick Meerkat, the version of Ubuntu slated to be released later this year, brings with it several features and improvements that the Linux community has been eagerly looking forward to. I've taken a look at the blueprints for this next release, and picked out a few of the major items that Linux end-users will be interested in. Here are 5 things to look forward to in Ubuntu 10.10.
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RE[2]: Chromium
by renox on Tue 20th Jul 2010 07:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Chromium"
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I guess most netbooks have hard drives now, but IMHO for your classic SSD based netbook Chrome isn't entirely ideal since there is no way to turn off disk caching

I have a classic SSD based netbook (asus eee 900) running Lucid, and Chrome is much, much faster than Firefox there.

You misunderstood: he was taking about the lifetime of a SSD not the speed of Chrome with a SSD:
a MLC SSD has a not-so-great maximum number of write before it fails so you can improve the lifetime of a SSD if you turn off disk caching..

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