Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 08:12 UTC, submitted by stonyandcher
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Recently we've seen the releases of both Ubuntu 8.04 'Hardy Heron' as well as Fedora 9 'Sulphur', to mostly positive reviews. PCWorld Australia decided to pitch these two popular Linux distributions against one another.
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RE: Comment by flanque
by holywood on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 13:26 UTC in reply to "Comment by flanque"
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Could you give us more information, like what kind of hardware you have ?

Your comment worth nothing..

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RE[2]: Comment by flanque
by helf on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 16:41 in reply to "RE: Comment by flanque"
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ubuntu = slow, beos = fast on my hardware.

see? about as much info ;)

(1.05ghz Pentium III-S Tualatin, 128mb ECC pc100, 10k rpm 18gb raptor UW SCSI-2 HDD, ATI Rage Pro Turbo 8MB onboard video, Adaptec 2940uw PCI SCSI controller, onboard 3com 3c905 NIC, onboard cristalfusion CS4236 audio, dvd burner)

Edited 2008-06-03 16:43 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by flanque
by renox on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 18:43 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by flanque"
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Wow, you have a computer still able to run BeOS?
I'm impressed, this must be quite rare nowadays..

Just for fun, could you measure the time BeOS takes from the bootloader to the functionnal GUI?
I remember 14s on my (defunct) Celeron333 but my memory is fuzzy and nowadays OS take so much time booting that sometimes I doubt that 14s was really possible..

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RE[2]: Comment by flanque
by flanque on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 21:57 in reply to "RE: Comment by flanque"
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It doesn't matter. Both are Linux and Ubuntu is much faster.

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