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Fedora 13

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After the release of Ubuntu 10.04, is now the turn of Fedora developers to make front-page news, with a new version of their distribution. Fedora 13 is recently launched that comes loaded with news features and is one of the most popular Linux distributions.

With regard to startup time, there is no real progress. There is even a phenomenon of regression on duration, which is now longer than before. Results obtained after a few stopwatches are as follows:

Description Fedora 11 Fedora 12 Fedora 13 Ubuntu 10.04
The grub up to the login screen 41.7 s 49 s 44.7 sec 19.6 s
The connection to the desktop screen 12.7 s 15.4 s 17.5 s 5.7 s
System shutdown 6 s 6 s 13.8 s 4.1 s

Improving boot time does not seem to be the priority of Fedora developers. Rather disappointing, especially after testing Ubuntu 10.04 which starts in about 20 seconds on the same machine.

The artwork

Fedora 13 artworks without doubt caught my attention the most. Especially the new Rocket Trails background screen, available by default.

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