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Re: Installfests (WAS: Re: [ossig] FOSS Meet)




OK, Syllable boot from promt to login screen in 15 seconds, would you switch ?


On Friday 05 November 2004 16:14, Uwe Dippel wrote:
> SianLun Lau wrote:
> > hah! i wonder are they comparing execution of software, or just bootup
> > time :)
>
> <waitingtobebashed>
>
> With all due respect; I do run some multi-boot (as much as I hate the OS
> on the first partition); and XP boots faster and works faster (as you
> may guess without tweaking; just out of the box).
> This is sorry to say; but this is the case IMHO; and I never noticed
> otherwise.
> The greatest offenders are OpenOffice, Firefox and Thunderbird *in
> comparison to M$ Office, IE*.
>
> Before the chaps from the other camp start to yahoo: Since long I have
> honest- and seriously come to appreciate that the Desktops on *nix and
> *BSD are far superior w.r.t. usability and features. This makes - to me
> - more than up for the slowliness.
>
> <stillwaiting...>
>
> Uwe
>
>
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