Intel Ivy Bridge: Unity/Compiz Continues To Impair The Linux Desktop
Phoronix: Intel Ivy Bridge: Unity/Compiz Continues To Impair The Linux Desktop
As the latest Intel Ivy Bridge Linux graphics benchmarks to publish, here is a comparison of some of the different desktop environment options of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when using the Intel Linux graphics driver on the Core i7 3770K with its HD 4000 graphics. The desktop environments being compared include Unity, Unity 2D, KDE, and Xfce. The default Ubuntu Unity desktop with Compiz continues to have problems for the open-source friendly company's drivers.
/save link for future reference.
... Of-course, the lousy performance exhibit by Unity, will not prevent it from being used in the next Linux vs. *BSD / Windows / OSX.
I can only wonder why... *, **
* And no, being number #1 in Google trends is enough to make Ubuntu the de-facto Linux standard.
** ... Cause Google trends is just as reliable / unreliable as Distrowatch (that lists Ubuntu as #2)
Loosing credibility are we here?
This article seemed intent on promoting KDE even though by my eyes XCFE has done a far better job than KDE overall. So has Phoronix fallen off the unbiased wagon to take a ride on the KDE buggy?