Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Posted by Hooch Tan in "Digital Home News" @ 07:00 AM
"It joins Splashtop, HyperSpace, and other light weight Linux distributions in this space. It isn’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."
Hooray for faster booting systems! 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. I do not know if they include POST in the boot time, but even without it, 7 seconds is quite impressive. However, reading through things, there is one major downside. You cannot install any additional programs! Still, in this cloud connected world, does that really matter?