Using the default Web browsers in each installation, Natty's Firefox 4 has the obvious edge over Lucid's Firefox 3.6. When the playing field is equalized with the latest version of Chrome, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS leads 11.04 with Unity by 100 points and 11.04 Classic by 200 points. Opera, however, is another story. The Norwegian Web browser performs substantially better in the latest release of Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS earns over 150 points more than Canonical's latest release in the GeekBench synthetic benchmark.
- Installation Walkthrough
- Ubuntu 11.04 Overview
- Duelling Desktops
- The Panel
- The Launcher
- Keyboard/Mouse Shortcuts
- Critique And Analysis
- Essential Unity Tweaks
- Test System Specs
- Benchmark Results: Essential Times
- Benchmark Results: File Copy Times And Archiving
- Benchmark Results: Multimedia
- Benchmark Results: Synthetics
- Benchmark Results: Gaming