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On Old Hardware, Think Twice About Ubuntu 12.04

Discussion in 'Linux News' started by News, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. News

    News LF News Poster

    Jan 16, 2012
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    With the official release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" being less than one month away, the feature freeze having long passed, and the kernel freeze being imminent, it's time for the usual biannual Ubuntu Linux benchmarking festivities at Phoronix. In the coming days and weeks there will be numerous articles looking at the performance of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when it comes to its desktop/workstation performance, boot performance, power consumption, and all sorts of other figures to judge the performance of Ubuntu's Precise Pangolin release. One area from the testing thus far that has stood out has been the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS performance on older PC hardware, but unfortunately it's not standing out for a good reason.


  2. lucasbytegenius

    lucasbytegenius New Member

    Nov 5, 2011
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    Guess my current desktop may have some problems running 12.04 then, dang. Seemed to be doing pretty well when I installed the beta though, just got some slow graphics performance, but that's to be expected with my GPU.

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