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____/ RonB on Sunday 14 Aug 2011 09:46 : \____
> On Sun, 14 Aug 2011 08:40:57 +0000, RonB wrote:
>> On Sun, 14 Aug 2011 09:12:04 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>> Ubuntu 11.04 vs Windows 7 vs OS X 10.7 (Lion)
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>>> | The Image Editing test uses ImageMagick's command-line Convert tool
>>> to change | 24-bit TIFF files to PNG format. It runs with the
>>> auto-level, auto-gamma, | antialias and contrast options, simulating
>>> common operations performed on | image files. OS X Lion is slightly
>>> ahead of Windows here, but Ubuntu is a huge | 17 per cent ahead of its
>>> rivals. `----
>> Amazing, an OS that is actually *faster* after you upgrade it. Since
>> pictures speak louder than words, here are the bar graphs showing
>> Ubuntun 11.04 beat Windows 7 and OS X Lion 10.7 in *all* the tests
>> Image Editing:
>> Video Encoding:
>> Overall Performance:
>> No wonder Ubuntu 11.04 *feels* fast on my 7 year-old Latitude D400 1.4
>> Mhz Pentium M with 512 Meg of RAM. It *is* fast.
> And the linked article concludes...
> "These impressive scores led to our test iMac gaining an overall score 10
> per cent higher when running Ubuntu compared to Windows 7 or OS X 10.7.
> Looks like the [Linux kernel] wonder patch really is a wonder."
> Not bad for "hobbyware," eh?
GNU/Linux has been not "hobbyware" since the early 80s or 90s when it
became very real. After Torvalds made the kernel and IBM embraced it less than
a decade later it became the very opposite of "hobbyware".
It would actually be surprising if Linux /lost/ on
~~ Best of wishes
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