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Booting Ubuntu 10.10 In 8.6 Seconds [Video]

By Ricky on September 10th, 2010 

Ubuntu 10.10 has only entered the Beta. However, it looks like it is doing extremely well in cutting down the boot time.

James Ward posted a video showing Ubuntu 10.10 in a mere 8.6 seconds. That is the total time it takes from GRUB to get to a usable desktop. According to Ward, he did not do anything special, like disable the drivers etc., to reduce the boot time. But of course, he uses a SSD.

Makes me want to get a SSD for my computer before Maverick final release. 🙂

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Booting Ubuntu 10.10 In 8.6 Seconds [Video] was originally published on on September 9, 2010 - 10:16 pm (Indian Standard Time)