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A First Look At The Ubuntu 12.04 Performance

Michael Larabel

Published on 13 February 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
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The Ubuntu Bootchart results for Ubuntu Linux 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, and the 12.04 LTS snapshot from early February.


From this Intel Core i7 mobile system the Ubuntu 10.10 release booted in 15.54 seconds, Ubuntu 11.04 in 15.93 seconds, Ubuntu 11.10 in 12.34 seconds, and the Ubuntu 12.04 snapshot booted in 11.34 seconds. After Ubuntu's boot speed has been regressing on many systems since the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS days, Canonical decided to work on the boot speed for 12.04. On this notebook backed by a Core i7 CPU and a speedy Intel SSD the Precise Pangolin is booting a bit faster, but we will see how it goes when testing Ubuntu 12.04 on a wide-range of systems.

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