Wednesday February 24, 2016

How Ubuntu 16.04 Performs Against 5 Other Linux Distributions

I think all you alternative OS folks out there will find this interesting. The crew at Phoronix have pitted Ubuntu 16.04 against other popular versions of Linux including Fedora 23 and earlier versions of Ubuntu.

As it's been a month since our last large Linux distribution comparison (a 10-way Linux distribution battle), here are some fresh benchmarks of six Linux distributions to see how their out-of-the-box performance compares. From a Core i7 Broadwell system, the updated versions of Clear Linux, Fedora 23, CentOS 7, openSUSE 42.1, Ubuntu 15.10, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS were compared."