Ubuntu 12.10 Prepares To Improve Linux Performance
Phoronix: Ubuntu 12.10 Prepares To Improve Linux Performance
While there's still over three months to go until Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" will be officially released, for many computers this release will be faster than its predecessor, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
consider as ever PreRelease > UbuntuRelease
If you want a rock stable and easy Ubuntu release, there is a thousands
#if specialCaseAttention then ... else ...
which will cost performance all over the place. I cannot remember any Ubuntu release which wasn't slower than the pre-relase six weeks before.
Additionaly there are many badly programed hotfixes of some few hours before release. This in contrary to Debian is due to timely releases ...