Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Apr 2012 20:58 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The Canonical team has released Ubuntu 12.04 - a new long term support release. The biggest new feature is the HUD, an addition to the traditional application menu system, where you can search for the actions you want to perform instead of having to hunt for them in menus. Unity overall has been improved, and I must say that even though this new release is simply not at all ready for Asus ZenBooks, Unity runs perfectly well on it, and to my own shock and surprise, I'm slowly warming up to it. It's starting to make sense, it looks nice (especially after some custom tweaking), has become a lot more configurable, and it's really, really, really fast.
Thread beginning with comment 515838
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Fast?
by tylerdurden on Thu 26th Apr 2012 22:28 UTC in reply to "Fast?"
Member since:

What are the processor/ram/gpu specs of your machine?

Reply Parent Score: 4

RE[2]: Fast?
by jessesmith on Thu 26th Apr 2012 22:56 in reply to "RE: Fast?"
jessesmith Member since:

Dual-core 2GHz CPU, Intel onboard video card, 3GB of RAM. This same machine runs KDE4 without any problems, with or without desktop effects enabled.

Reply Parent Score: 2

RE[3]: Fast?
by tylerdurden on Thu 26th Apr 2012 23:39 in reply to "RE[2]: Fast?"
tylerdurden Member since:

Sounds odd,

I am running it on a 2.4 GHz laptop, with 4GB of RAM. Even with Chrome, a bunch of youtube videos running, and windows in all workspaces (lisp, pdf viewers, etc) it does not eat more than 2 GB of RAM or feels sluggish at all.

Unless the nivida board I am using makes *that* much of a difference.

Reply Parent Score: 3

RE[3]: Fast?
by Soulbender on Fri 27th Apr 2012 03:23 in reply to "RE[2]: Fast?"
Soulbender Member since:

I have a 1.3Ghz single-core with 758Mb RAM and a Intel GM card from the stone age that runs Unity just fine.

Reply Parent Score: 2