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EXT4 is improving the Linux experience

http://www.tuxmachines.org

It’s a universal truth that all PCs are slow. All of them, no matter the hardware, no matter the OS, they’re slow. The faster it goes, the faster we want it to go. It’s never enough.

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Created by chen 10 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 10 weeks ago
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Firefox Nightly Beats Chrome in Speed And Webkit Nightly Eats Them For Breakfast.

http://www.linuxhaxor.net

We already knew that Firefox nightly beats Chrome in speed, the gap is getting wider with the latest Firefox builds (3.2a1pre). While Google Chrome uses webkit as a layout engine it uses it’s own javascript engine called V8. On the other hand webkit developers are quietly tweaking away its SquirrelFish engine for javascript speed increase.

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Created by serdar 10 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 23 weeks ago
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Mail server benchmarking with Postal

http://www.linux.com

The Postal project includes three programs aimed at benchmarking mail server performance. The main program, postal, sends email messages to a specified list of destination addresses at a specified rate. Postal can let you see how fast your system can process incoming email and thus can help you measure improvements to your mail server when you are making software and hardware changes.

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Created by kitin 10 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 43 weeks ago
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Firefox 3: an empirical performance study

http://www.mininglabs.com

Firefox 3 javascript performance and memory usage study on linux

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Created by alsz5 10 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 48 weeks ago
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165 linux apps running simultaneously [videos]

http://www.youtube.com

This is a video showing a GNU/Linux user running 165+ apps with no obvious performance problems.

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Created by chimera 11 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 5 weeks ago
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Users praise Firefox 3.0's speeds

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Firefox 3.0 Beta 4 users are reporting that Mozilla's new browser is dramatically faster than its predecessor – as well as faster than the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.

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Created by electronichouse 11 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 9 weeks ago
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How to make OpenOffice run faster in Ubuntu

http://www.zolved.com

Here we will discuss the procedure to be followed for making OpenOffice run faster in Ubuntu.

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Created by C733tus 11 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 11 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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Created by nemilar 11 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 12 weeks ago
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Slim Down and Speed Up Linux

http://lifehacker.com

While Linux is pretty efficient with a computer's resources out of the box, there are still ways you can make it run leaner and meaner on your desktop. Using a little bit of know-how, a willingness to run a few terminal commands and a mind for efficiency, you can get every last bit of power from your Linux box, or get more life from an older system. Read on for a roundup of ways to slim down and speed up Linux that any level of user can implement.

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Created by extra 11 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 22 weeks ago
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Poor Performance At Top Of Users' Windows Vista Gripe List

http://www.informationweek.com

My recent post, "Top 5 Things Microsoft Must Fix In Windows Vista In 2008" prompted a slew of comments, consistent with the zeitgeist that the almost-year-old operating system continues to gain adherents on the consumer side, even if it's still spottily deployed in the corporate arena. Still, I have to say I was surprised by how many readers agreed with my main point, which is that Vista's performance ain't yet what it oughta be.

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Created by leo 11 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 23 weeks ago
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How Red Hat Linux can help you boost performance and shrink IT costs

http://www.itbusiness.ca

They need to rapidly develop and deploy new applications. They need to build a flexible infrastructure--one that can rapidly adjust to the needs of the business. There are many key benefits inherent in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Created by Jimbob 11 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 25 weeks ago
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Ubuntu - a Speedup guide

http://www.my10sen.com

Ubuntu has been main player in Linux distro for a couple of years, and yet some might found it to be a little bit slow in a few aspects. Here i try to show some of guides that might give a boost to your Ubuntu systems.

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Created by snotbutter 11 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 32 weeks ago
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Firefox Performance Guides

http://blog.lxpages.com

We’ve compiled a huge list of Firefox tips, tricks and tutorials to boost browsing performance and more efficient. Firefox is one of the most simple but at the same time a very complex, feature-rich and flexible browser available at current date.

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Created by C733tus 11 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 36 weeks ago
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