LXer: Ubuntu 9.04 vs. Mac OS X 10.5.6 Benchmarks
location: linuxquestions.com - date: May 12, 2009
Published at LXer:
Last year we provided benchmarks looking at Ubuntu versus Mac OS X when it came to using the latest releases for both software platforms at the time. Both operating systems had performed competitively -- in some tests, the Apple OS wound up on top while in other areas Canonical had the advantage. Since that article back in November, Apple has released a minor update to Leopard (v10.5.6) and Canonical last month released Ubuntu 9.04. We have already looked at the performance of Ubuntu's Jaunty Jackalope, and even found it to perform with old hardware, but how does it now compete with Mac OS X? We have more benchmarks this morning to continue this performance investigation.
C++ performance on Ubuntu 9.04 vs. Mac OS 10.5
location: linuxquestions.com - date: July 25, 2009
I have a puzzle here. I have compiled some C++ code on both my Ubuntu 9.04 desktop and my Mac Book Pro (running Mac OS 10.5). The same code runs orders of magnitude slower on my Ubuntu machine than on the Mac. The Ubuntu machine has an Intel Quad 2 Core 2.4GHz Q6600 with 4GB of ram, while the MBP has an Intel 2GHz Core Duo with 1GB of ram. The Ubuntu machine has GCC version 4.3.3, and the MBP GCC version 4.0.1.
The code reads 100,000 lines of binary data from a file and writes it out to another file. I have compared the output from the two versions and they are the same. The hard drive on the Ubuntu machine is 7200 rpm and the hard drive on the MBP is 5400 rpm. The code takes about 2 seconds on the Mac and about 12 seconds on the Ubuntu box.
Does anyone have any ideas why a bigger/faster/better machine is running the same code so much slower? Many thanks for your answers and suggestions!
ubuntu 11.04 vs ubuntu 10.10 netbook remix
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: March 6, 2011
How will ubuntu 11.04 be different from ubuntu 10.10 netbook remix (which already has unity)?
Wondering if it worth me upgrading when 11.04 comes out?
ubuntu 11.04 vs 11.10
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: November 17, 2011
ubuntu 11.04 *******
I've been running ubuntu 11.04 64 bit and 32 bit on my Acer Aspire windows 7 laptop and my compaq presario XP desktop for a couple of months from both the USB boot drive and the DVD.
The desktop boots into classic, but otherwise seems to run about the same.
Can read and write drives
Laptop picture quality on crystal eye webcam is not as good as good under ubuntu 11.04 as windows 7.
Laptop touchpad - vertical scroll is not recognized and the cursor jumps around much more than under windows 7.
But generally pretty satisfied, running FireFox, Thunderbird with Lightning and several other addons.
****** ubuntu 11.10
Windows XP Desktop - Compaq Presario
Could not get either the DVD 64 bit ubuntu 11.10 or the usb drive to run on my desk top at all. USB drive does not boot up and DVD starts, screen looks good before loading anything and then checkered boxes appear around left and top borders and does not load.
Webcam may be a little be
Ubuntu 12.04 vs 12.10
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: November 5, 2012
I am an extreme beginner when it comes to Ubuntu. I was wondering if I made a mistake installing 12.10 instead of 12.04?
A Poll Ubuntu 9.04 vs 9.10
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: February 20, 2010
I switched back to 9.04. I am curious. Am I alone, or are there others?
Ubuntu 8.04 VS OpenSUSE 10.3 vs OpenSUSE 11 (all 64bit)
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: July 3, 2008
With a new Quad Core 8GB ram machine, I wanted a 64bit OS as a base and XP and Vista as virtual machines. Initially I wanted XP 64bit as a base, but I had an inclination for Linux:
* I like the command line (but I do prefer GUI for other things).
* I like the stability when it's running lots of applications and doesn't slow to a crawl.
* I like the workspaces idea.
* I like the general "look" of Linux.
I started with OpenSUSE 11, backed by Novell and assumed Groupwise would therefore work. Not exactly. Eventually got it working and found the filter field is hidden away. I like using RPMs and one-click installs which SUSE supports. However there was a general flakiness, panels would go blank, I couldn't click on apps or switch apps. It was like using Windows 95/98 again LOL
Try Ubuntu... After installing Ubuntu, I found the resolution was an issue, especially connecting via KVM switch. OpenSUSE allowed me to specify a resolution and it wouldn't change when I swi
Ubuntu 11.04 vs Fedora 15
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: June 16, 2011
So I'm a long-time Windows user and I haven't really used Linux for my desktop (although I've used it for my personal server). I love Windows but I want to check out either Ubuntu or Fedora and see if I can live without it (After all, free is good)
I hear the main difference in discussion between Fedora 15 and Ubuntu 11.04 is the desktop renderer... Gnome 3 vs Unity. I've read some articles that discuss the differences between the two, but even still I don't really know which one is the best for me.
So for someone coming from Windows 7, can anyone explain which is the "best" choice and why? I prefer objective reasons over subjective, if possible. I'll list a couple of things I do/use in Windows so you can maybe compare which distribution is best suited for me:
Browser: Google Chrome (beta channel). I assume Chrome for Linux is exactly the same as windows in terms of functionality.For version control, I use SVN... and TortoiseSVN with it. There is no TortoiseSVN for L
Ubuntu 8.04 vs. Debian Faceoff. Memory management problem in Ubuntu?
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: June 18, 2008
I'm new here but have been trying several linux distros in a few machines, and wanted to share a simple experiment that surprised me quite a bit today. The post is long, hope you are patient enough to go through all of it. There's really nothing deep in this post, actually, you'll be rather amazed at how elementary my experiment was.
I've been using Ubuntu since last year (v7.10) on a rather powerful machine with 2GB of RAM and a Core 2 duo Intel CPU. But recently at work I came across an old Compaq laptop (Evo N610c) that only has 256 MB of RAM. I decided to try some Linux distros on it to see how they did.
I know Ubuntu recommends more than 256MB of RAM, in particular for running OpenOffice, but I decided to install Ubuntu because it's the one distro I'm most familiar with. Then decided to install also Debian (with the netinst CD) using Gnome as window manager. The idea was to use Debian as some kind of baseline to compare Ubuntu 8.04 with. After this I would pro
Phoronix Benchmarks Ubuntu 9.04 vs. Mac OS X
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: May 12, 2009
Check these new benchmarks.
This was done half a year ago (Ubuntu Intrepid):http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...u_macosx&num=1
Quote: "Apple's Mac OS X 10.5.5 "Leopard" had strong performance leads over Canonical's Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex" in the OpenGL performance with the integrated Intel graphics, disk benchmarking, and SQLite database in particular. Ubuntu on the other hand was leading in the compilation and BYTE Unix Benchmark. In the audio/video encoding and PHP XML tests the margins were smaller and no definitive leader had emerged. With the Java environment, Sunflow and Bork were faster in Mac OS X, but the Intrepid Ibex in SciMark 2 attacked the Leopard. These results though were all from an Apple Mac Mini."
This was published today (Ubuntu Jaunty):
Quote: "Overall, Mac OS X 10.5.6 already outpaces Ubuntu 9.04 when it comes to many respects of the desktop and
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