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Old 05-12-2010, 03:00 PM
Hooch Tan
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Default Ubuntu Light Boots Like Greased Lightning

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.liliputing.com/2010/05/ubuntu-light-netbook-operating-system-boots-in-7-seconds.html' target='_blank'>http://www.liliputing.com/2010/05/u...-7-seconds.html</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"It joins Splashtop, HyperSpace, and other light weight Linux distributions in this space. It isn&rsquo;t meant to completely replace your primary operating system. Instead, you can load it up on a dual boot system, so you have the choice of loading Ubuntu Light and launching your web browser in just a few seconds, or loading up your full desktop operating system for more resource-intensive tasks."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1273538059.usr20447.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>Hooray for faster booting systems!&nbsp; I am sure that a lot of people use sleep or hibernate, but there are still times when you want a fresh boot, or just shut down their computers as a force of habit, like me.&nbsp; I do not know if they include POST in the boot time, but even without it, 7 seconds is quite impressive.&nbsp; However, reading through things, there is one major downside.&nbsp; You cannot install any additional programs!&nbsp; Still, in this cloud connected world, does that really matter?</p>
 
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