Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Nov 2010 22:48 UTC, submitted by Michael
Linux "In recent weeks and months there has been quite a bit of work towards improving the responsiveness of the Linux desktop with some very significant milestones building up recently and new patches continuing to come. This work is greatly improving the experience of the Linux desktop when the computer is withstanding a great deal of CPU load and memory strain. Fortunately, the exciting improvements are far from over. There is a new patch that has not yet been merged but has undergone a few revisions over the past several weeks and it is quite small - just over 200 lines of code - but it does wonders for the Linux desktop."
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Sounds familiar
by Paradroid on Wed 17th Nov 2010 12:01 UTC
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Can we christen this the Amiga patch?

Sounds like it does for Linux what the Amiga did in the 1980's and Windows has done as well - multitask smoothly and keep a responsive UI under load ;)

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