LXer: Java Performance: Ubuntu Linux vs. Windows Vista
location: linuxquestions.com - date: December 19, 2008
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Have you ever wondered on what operating system Java works the best? While by no means is it a conclusive multi-platform comparison, for this article we ran a number of Java benchmarks on both Windows Vista Premium and Ubuntu Linux to see how the Java Virtual Machine performance differs. In addition, when running Ubuntu we had tested Sun's official Java package as well as the OpenJDK alternative.
Ubuntu Linux Vs. Windows Vista: The Battle For Your Desktop
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: April 27, 2007
So how do Ubuntu and Vista shape up against each other?
To be honest, there's a lot about Ubuntu that impresses me. The out-of-the-box software available with the OS is well-chosen, and the Ubuntu community folks have made a good effort to support the vast majority of the things people do with their PCs. The fact that Ubuntu is free is of course another big motivator, especially if you've already blown your budget for a PC on hardware alone.
But there's at least as much about Ubuntu that I find disheartening or frustrating. There are still too many places where you have to drop to a command line and type in a fairly unintuitive set of commands to get something done, or edit a config file, or -- worst of all -- download and compile source code. For a beginner, this last is the kiss of death, because if compiling code fails, a beginner will almost certainly have no idea what to do next.
To be scrupulously fair, the situation isn't always much better in Windows: Mo
Ubuntu Server vs Windows SBS 2003 Help Me Get Back To Ubuntu
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: December 18, 2009
Hi, after trying Ubuntu Desktop for 5 months. Plus, another 3 months using Ubuntu Server. I've switched back to Windows Small Business Server 2003.
Here's my story. We have a small construction firm and no IT staff with 20 computers (Windows XP & Ubuntu JJ) & 1 Server. We bought a wonderful package for small businesses, Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2003. I set it up and it was great. Namely: Active Directory, File Services, Print Services, Domain Group Policies were so user-friendly, all in 1 GUI. Except ISA Server, which I didn't know how to configure.
My frustration came when the server was attacked by a virus because I inserted a USB device, my mind was flying at that moment. Then AD users were not authenticated, group policies were erased, printers crashed, usual horrible stuff.
Now, I tried Ubuntu Server. I studied about basic SAMBA, LTSP, NFS, FTP, Squid, and other necessary tools to "COPY" our previous environment. It worked great until I forgot
Ubuntu gaming vs. Windows gaming
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: March 1, 2008
http://www.petitiononline.com/oniblfl/petition.html There are programs out there like Cedega that can run some games but mostly old games. Some games can run under Wine or Crossover but not very many. Any alternatives to Windows?
ubuntu server vs windows 2003 servers
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: April 22, 2009
we are new to ubuntu but we have littl experience with linux redhat slackware etc
but we start liking the ubuntu due to great people, greate mission, great support. in last everything cost nothing except support each others.
we are planning to convert one by one our all production live servers from windows 2003 to ubuntu server
where we have some difficulties we dont know how to resolve it
we use windows 2003 active directory(ad0 and domain controller enviornment. we also use local dns. then all windows xp and windows 2000 and vista machines join report to domain controller.
so let us talk about how can we convert and enjoy the functions features managed under unbutnu...can we do any possibility?
on the other hand, we are intrested to know if we convert from windows 2003 servers to ubuntu server. we want to use print server(hp laser printers by ip),webserver(iis currently),email server(axigen),flat files/filesharing/folder sharing.
thanks for supportin
Ubuntu + XFCE vs Windows on an old laptop
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: April 29, 2006
I am a convert to Linux and Ubuntu. I use Slackware boxes at work and Ubuntu on two desktops at home. Great on all fronts.
I also have an old laptop at home (Dell Latitude CP M233ST with 128 RAM). This was untill recently running Windows XP. Although on old machine it did run XP and Office reasonably well.
I an attempt to go Windows free and also because some forums will have you believe that Linux is more efficient on old hardware, I did a basic Ubuntu install on the laptop and added XFCE.
What I have found is that the machine now takes longer to boot and is much slower driving Firefox (the main application for the machine). Openoffice is too slow to be practical.
As a result I am grudgingly starting to think that it would be best to give up the idea of Linux for this machine and reload XP.
Am I wrong? Perhaps another distro?
The one thing I have learned from the experience is the power of the Opera browser where speed over features is important.
LXer: Intel Performance With Ubuntu Linux vs. Windows 8.1 Is A Mixed Bag
location: linuxquestions.com - date: October 30, 2013
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Earlier this week I published an extensive set of results from thirteen discrete AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards benchmarking various OpenGL games and comparing the Ubuntu Linux and Windows 8.1 performance when using the official AMD and NVIDIA drivers for each operating system. Those results were very interesting for both the AMD and NVIDIA GPUs, but now it's time to see how the Intel graphics are performing under Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 Pro x64. Making things even more interesting here is that Intel has only an open-source Linux driver and no closed-source solution.
Ubuntu 64 vs Windows XP 64
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: September 17, 2006
First of all, this is like comparing apples and oranges. In other words, 'horses for courses' each person will find that a difference operating system will fulfil their needs and wants 'better'.
Anyway, Windows is known for being able to natively run 'popular games' such as GunZ etc, and for which some games do not have a real alternative in linux.
So I've been considering to run the 64bit version of Windows XP as a dual boot with Ubuntu drapper AMD 64. When I came across a statement in the latest version of PCAuthority (October 2006).
Originally Posted by Nick Ross
Unfortunatly, the 64-bit version of Windows has always been intended for the corporate market and the lack of drivers is a natural result of this. It's simply not worth the manufactur's time creating drivers for an operating system that is not mainstream.
Found on page 22, under 64-Bit Isolation.
Whilst the latest version of Ubuntu 64 has been having
Ubuntu files vs. Windows files
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: January 2, 2011
On a separate note from my main problem posted here.
I'm using PhotoRec to recover files off my lost C: drive, will I have any issues seeing/using the files that get recovered once I'm back in a Windows environment? I just wasn't sure if there'd be any differences in Windows accessing or recognizing the files created within an Ubuntu environment.
Also, if I end up having to reinstall Windows, I have a storage drive I'd like to reformat to use as the primary boot/install drive (so I'm not using the same install drive as before, start fresh - repartitioning/reformatting/installing Win7 to.) Would there be any issues accessing the files if I moved them from one drive to another (to consolidate everything)?
I'm using NTFS Config to access all my drives right now. Just want to be sure I can actually get to the files and use them once they're recovered and/or moved after I've got Win7 reinstalled again.
LXer: Ubuntu Linux vs Windows Vista: The Desktop Battle
location: linuxquestions.com - date: December 5, 2007
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It may be a brave opinion but I predict that Ubuntu Linux and Windows Vista are going to be the two operating systems that will take over the largest chunk of the desktop OS market during the next couple of years. This comparison is based on my experience with both systems during the last couple of weeks on two different computers.
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