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DNS Benchmark with Wine

http://www.wine-reviews.net

Internet browsing is a huge part our daily lives. No matter where we are we are bound to have contact with the internet in one form or another, and thus when we need it we want/need it to be as fast and as responsive as possible.

Before I get into how to find the fastest DNS for you, you need to know what a DNS is. DNS stands for Dynamic Naming Service.

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Created by twickline 4 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 50 weeks ago
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Google goes for speed, security in Chrome OS

http://www.computerworld.com

Google unveiled its Chrome operating system to the open-source community today and said it has designed the netbook OS to be faster, simpler and more secure than those offered by rivals.

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Created by mathewt 5 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 3 weeks ago
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SPDY: Google wants to speed up the web by ditching HTTP

http://arstechnica.com

Google isn't content with providing us with fast search and a fast browser: we need a faster protocol between servers and browsers. The search giant would like us to start forgetting about HTTP:// and learn to love SPDY://.

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How to Increase Your Internet Speed on Ubuntu

http://www.learningubuntu.com

Do you want your Internet speed to fly through the roof? I bet you do. Here are a couple of simple ways to get a nice Internet speed boost.

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Created by Nimbus23 5 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 6 weeks ago
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Using Temporary Tables to Speed Up MySQL

http://www.linuxplanet.com

If you're fetching several resultsets that contain a lot of common data, it can make sense to obtain a single resultset that has all the data that's required, store it in a temporary table, and then select from this temporary table as needed.

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Created by polbaan 5 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 6 weeks ago
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Make Linux faster and lighter

http://www.tuxradar.com

With just a few tweaks, your Linux box can be lighter, sprightlier and quicker than ever before. Read on for the best ways to speed up your boot sequence, optimise KDE and Gnome, and get better performance from your favourite apps. We've also got some top tips from our favourite free software gurus...

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Kernel 2.6.31 to speed up Linux desktop

http://www.computerworld.com.au

With the next version of the Linux kernel, 2.6.31, due for release soon, Linux desktop users can look forward to a faster experience in addition to USB 3.0 support and new Firewire drivers.

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Created by fossfreak 5 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 14 weeks ago
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At last ... a Firefox that's at least as fast as Chrome

http://steamingopencup.blogspot.com

I just downloaded the latest Firefox 3.5 release candidate and well, although it's not yet the final product, I should say I'm extremely satisfied with what they've accomplished so far. Here's a screen shot after the download. I know ... I did the download via Google Chrome. =)

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Created by peterk 5 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
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Linux: It doesn't get any faster

http://blogs.computerworld.com

The Windows' fan club likes to point out that Windows is far more popular than Linux. The reason for that has nothing to do with quality and everything to do with monopoly. Nothing shows that better than the semi-annual TOP500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers.

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Created by stripcut 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
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Firefox 3.5 Speed Freak: Faster Development, Faster Performance

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Firefox 3.0 is not quite a year old, but users are already clamoring for Firefox 3.5. So where is it, and what is it all about?

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Created by chimera 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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Hands on with blazingly quick Firefox 3.5

http://www.nbr.co.nz

Mozilla Corp. has delayed the release candidate of Firefox 3.5 from this week ‘til next, but NBR's tests reveal it'll be worth the wait - this fox is blazingly fast.

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Created by fsq1984 5 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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Windows vs Linux in OpenOffice.org 3.0 Benchmark

http://www.oooninja.com

The same application performs differently on different platforms. Differences include compiler brand (Microsoft Visual C++ vs gcc), compiler version (gcc 3 and 4), operating system characteristics, and file systems. These OpenOffice.org 3.0 benchmarks measure vanilla OpenOffice.org, StarOffice, Go-oo, and Portable OpenOffice.org on 3.0 on Microsoft Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex).

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Created by AndrewZ 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Finding Simple Solutions To Complex Problems In An Insane World

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

Another foray into the complication of seemingly mundane processes ;)

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Created by eggixyz 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Das Boot

http://linuxhaters.blogspot.com

Here's something silly. It seems like y'all are concentrating on boot times these days. Boot in 20 seconds! no, 15 seconds! no 10 seconds! Why the **** do I care?

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Created by Sweetybobbie 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Drastically Speed up your Linux System with Preload

http://www.techthrob.com

Preload is an "adaptive readahead daemon" that runs in the background of your system and observes what programs you use most often, caching them in order to speed up application load time. By using Preload, you can put unused RAM to good work, and improve the overall performance of your desktop system. Best of all, it's easy to install and use!

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