Why I'm running boring ol' Debian Lenny, Part 2: You can feel the extra speed over Ubuntu with 1.3 GHz/1 GB

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Dec 30, 2009 8:34 AM EDT
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I've been running Debian Lenny exclusively for more than a week now, and I can tell you that in an apples-to-apples comparison with Ubuntus 8.04 through 9.10, my immediate impression is that you do get a recognizable speed boost in just about all operations between the generic Lenny and generic Ubuntu on my 9-ish-year-old hardware, a Toshiba Satellite 1100-S101 laptop with 1.3 GHz Celeron processor and 1 GB of PC133 RAM.

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