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FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

With these two popular free software operating systems both having major updates coming out at around the same time, we decided it warranted some early benchmarking.

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Created by oshea 10 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 1 week ago
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Reduce Linux power consumption

http://www.ibm.com

Meet all the power-efficiency tuning components for Linux

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Created by meteores 10 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 3 weeks ago
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BFS Scheduler Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

A few weeks back Con Kolivas returned to the Linux kernel scene after parting ways with kernel development for two years. Con, who has contributed a great deal to the Linux kernel in the past particularly with CPU schedulers, returned and introduced BFS.

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Created by cutcross 10 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 4 weeks ago
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How To Limit CPU Usage Of A Process With cpulimit (Debian/Ubuntu)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can limit the CPU usage of a process with the tool cpulimit on Debian/Ubuntu. cpulimit is a simple program that attempts to limit the CPU usage of a process (expressed in percentage, not in cpu time).

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Ingo Molnar Tests New BF Scheduler

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Kernel developer Ingo Molnar has done a benchmark test to compare his Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS) with the recently released BFS from Australian Con Kolivas.

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Created by emacsfanatic 10 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 4 weeks ago
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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 10 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 5 weeks ago
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Gain more battery life from your Linux-based laptop with powertop

http://www.ghacks.net

If your laptop is running Linux you might not be happy with the battery life you are getting. There are numerous reasons for the possible extra drain on your battery.

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Created by a known eMouse 10 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 5 weeks ago
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Epiphany: The Forgotten Browser In The Speed Wars

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There has been a lot of talk lately about Google’s Chrome coming to Linux. Me, I don’t care as much because I already use a fast and lean browser. It’s called Epiphany.

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Created by vjknair 10 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 14 weeks ago
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EXT4, Btrfs, NILFS2 Performance Benchmarks

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The past few Linux kernel releases have brought a number of new file-systems to the Linux world. Being the benchmarking junkies that we are, we have set out to compare the file-system performance of EXT4, Btrfs, and NILFS2 under Ubuntu using the Linux 2.6.30 kernel.

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Created by Sun 10 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 14 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 10 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 15 weeks ago
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Firefox 3.5 RC2 Linux vs Windows Performance

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With the release of Firefox 3.5 right around the corner and the inclusion of the new Tracemonkey javascript engine, I thought I'd do a quick javascript performance comparison between the Linux and Windows versions.

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Created by aditiseth 10 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 16 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 10 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 17 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 10 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 28 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 10 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 29 weeks ago
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Linux Performance: Different Distributions, Very Different Results

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

When I write reviews of various Linux distributions and describe differences in performance I almost invariably get a comment to the effect that all Linux distros are essentially the same: running the same kernel, the same libraries, the same filesystems. Performance should be essentially the same, right?

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Created by vikash 10 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 30 weeks ago
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